Vanessa Bryant will give away the money she got in her lawsuit against LA County.
On Thursday, A jury of ten decided that Vanessa had suffered and will continue to suffer severe emotional distress as after death scene photos captured on the cellphones of 8 L.A. County Sheriff’s deputies were shown to various people.
The jury awarded Vanessa $16 million, and Chris Chester, who lost his daughter and wife in the helicopter crash, was awarded $15 million.
VERDICT: Vanessa Bryant awarded $16 million in damages by jurors. She broke down sobbing when clerk read the unanimous decision.
Chris Chester awarded $15 million.
— Nancy Dillon (@Nancy__Dillon) August 24, 2022
Vanessa says she will donate the $16 million verdict to the Mamba and Mambacita Sports Foundation, a nonprofit organization founded by her late husband in 2016.
Vanessa Bryant is donating the entire $16 million judgment she won from LA County to a nonprofit organization that serves disadvantaged boys and girls in sport. pic.twitter.com/JqQUcQfnVk
— Mike Sington (@MikeSington) August 26, 2022