Vanessa Bryant wins $16 million from L.A. County in lawsuit over Kobe crash site photos

Aug 25, 2022

A federal jury awarded $16 million to Vanessa Bryant, widow of Kobe Bryant, in a lawsuit against Los Angeles County over the alleged distribution of photos from the Los Angeles Lakers legend's crash site, according to Alene Tchekmedyian of the Los Angeles Times.

Another plaintiff, Chris Chester, was awarded $15 million in the same lawsuit.

The payouts reportedly have the L.A. Sheriff's Department paying Bryant $2.5 million for emotional distress and $7.5 million for future suffering, while the L.A. County Fire Department owes her $1 million for past suffering and $5 million for future.

Source: Yahoo Sports