LAWSUIT EXPECTED TODAY AGAINST SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT FOR JAIL CONDITIONS

The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department said it expects a class action lawsuit to be filed against it today by a prisoner-rights organization, alleging that the conditions in the county’s jails violate the inmates’ civil rights. The Prison Law Office has been investigating conditions at the county jails for two

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CLASS ACTION LAWSUIT TO BE FILED AGAINST  SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY JAILS 

The Prison Law Office will file a class action lawsuit in federal court Monday, February 29 alleging that the conditions in the San Bernardino County Jails violate the U.S. constitution. The County of San Bernardino denies the allegations, but has been working with the Prison Law Office for more than

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CITY OF PALM SPRINGS SETTLES IN WRONGFUL DEATH OF TWENTYNINE PALMS MARINE

Nearly three years after an unarmed Marine was shot and killed by two police officers in a Palm Springs parking garage, the city of Palm Springs has settled a wrongful death lawsuit brought by the Marine’s family. The trial was scheduled to start next week, but the city’s insurance company

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LOCAL CHAMBERS PLAN ADA COMPLIANCE FORUM

Local small businesses have been hit with suits claiming non-compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Reporter Dan Stork says there will be an opportunity to talk about how to deal with such actions…

Local chambers of commerce are putting together a forum to discuss the Americans with Disabilities Act.

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LOCAL BUSINESSES HIT WITH DISABLED ACCESS SUITS

The American Disability Act was created to guarantee access to places of business for people with disabilities. It has given rise to a group of lawsuit-creators who claim to fighting a good fight against scofflaw businesses. A lot of small businesses, including many in the Morongo Basin, don’t see it

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WRONGFUL DEATH LAWSUIT OF MARINE KILLED BY PALM SPRINGS POLICE DELAYED

A wrongful death suit against two Palm Springs police officers who shot and killed a Twentynine Palms Marine in 2012 faces yet another delay. Two years ago, Corporal Allan DeVillena II, 22, was celebrating the Marine Corps birthday in Palm Springs with a friend, Private First Class Clinton Harris. Following

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CIVIL LAWSUIT IN SHERIFF’S DEPUTY FATAL CRASH GOES TO ARBITRATION

The case involving a Sheriff’s deputy who killed a Twentynine Palms man in a 2013 crash has gone to mediation. About 7:30 p.m. April 30, 2013, Deputy Erdem Gorgolu was driving eastbound on the highway in front of the Stater Brothers shopping center in Twentynine Palms when his patrol car

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LAWSUIT FILED BY FAMILY OF MAN KILLED BY SHERIFF’S PATROL CAR

The family of the man killed nearly a year ago in a crash with a Sheriff’s deputy in Twentynine Palms has filed a lawsuit against the deputy involved in the crash, as well as the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department , the County, and the City. Z107.7 News has learned

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