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  • $3.6M Verdict Robertson Shooting

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    The Cochran Firm Announces $3.6M Verdict in Wrongful Death Lawsuit of Man Shot 17 Times By Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Deputies Video shows Nicholas Robertson did not point gun at deputies Los Angeles, CA – The Cochran Firm has announced that on Monday a unanimous jury awarded the children of a man fatally shot by

  • Shooting of Donnell Thompson, Jr.

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    In July of 2016, LA County Special Enforcement Bureau deputies shot and killed and unarmed civilian, 27 year-old Donnell Thompson, Jr., while searching for an armed suspect in a nearby car jacking incident.  Members of the SEB surrounded Mr. Thompson, a mentally disabled man, and then shot him from atop an armored vehicle with a high powered military style

  • FBI Investigation into Police Conduct

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    In September of 1999, the El Monte Police Department was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation for possible civil rights violations in the shooting death of Mario Paz, a 64 year old El Monte resident at home asleep on August 8th when police raided his home. The address for the home was obtained by