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Update on the Kelly Thomas Case

If you remember, I relentlessly followed the Kelly Thomas case (and he’s a white guy! for all you people that think I seem to only pay attention to white police officer-on-black-individual cases). 257 more words

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Kelly Thomas - No Trial In Wrongful Death Civil Case - Settlement Reached

The jury was selected. Opening statements were scheduled for this morning. However, the City of Fullerton, California reached a settlement, agreeing to pay $4.9 million in the wrongful death lawsuit. 770 more words

$4.9 Million Settlement Reached in Kelly Thomas Wrongful Death Lawsuit

A $4.9 million settlement was reached Monday in a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the father of Fullerton-area transient Kelly Thomas.

The settlement was reached between Fullerton city officials, former and current police officers, and the man’s father, Ron Thomas, the day the civil lawsuit was set to go to trial. 172 more words

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$4.9M Settlement Reached In Kelly Thomas Wrongful-Death Lawsuit

FULLERTON (CBSLA.com) — A wrongful-death lawsuit brought against the city of Fullerton in the death of Kelly Thomas has been settled for $4.9 million, attorneys announced Monday. 448 more words


Special City Council Meeting Scheduled Monday to Settle (?) Ron Thomas Civil Case

UPDATE: It is now being widely reported that Ron Thomas has accepted an offer by the City of Fullerton to settle his civil case for the amount of $ 4.9 million. 975 more words

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Fullerton City Council Plans Closed-Door Session As Kelly Thomas Wrongful Death Trial Begins

FULLERTON (CBSLA.com) —  Fullerton’s City Council has scheduled a last-minute closed-door meeting with its lawyers Monday morning, the same time that a court trial is supposed to begin in a lawsuit filed over the 2011 death of transient Kelly Thomas  at the hands of Fullerton police. 470 more words


Opening Statements Expected in Kelly Thomas' Father's Wrongful Death Lawsuit

Opening statements were set to begin on Monday in the wrongful death trial over the fatal Fullerton police beating of a Kelly Thomas, a mentally ill homeless man, in 2011.   55 more words

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