The tragic helicopter accident that took Kobe Bryant’s life is still causing his wife issues in court. Now a new development has taken place in the lawsuit related to those crash site photos.
Vanessa Bryant filed a lawsuit over crash site photos leaking and a judge has made a ruling in regards to that case. ABC 7 reports that a federal judge concluded that substantial evidence does exist so they can proceed to trial.
Bryant’s lawsuit was filed in September 2020 and alleged that photos of the terrible crash site were a direct invasion of the privacy of everyone who lost that lives on that fateful day.
Vanessa has described this as deliberate and “extreme sadness.” Her attorney went into further detail on the lawsuit, describing the importance and what it means in the bigger picture..
“This lawsuit is about accountability and about preventing this disgraceful behavior from happening to other families in the future who have suffered loss,” said Luis Li, Bryant’s attorney, in an Associated Press-shared statement regarding the matter back in 2020. “The department formally refused Mrs. Bryant’s requests for information, saying it was ‘unable to assist with any inquiry and had no legal obligation to do so. It’s now for a court to tell the department what its obligations are.”
We will continue monitoring this ongoing story here at Thirsty. There will be a lot more to this situation, especially since they are proceeding to trial.
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