Vanessa Bryant Settles Wrongful Death Lawsuit With Helicopter Company

Vanessa Bryant opened a lawsuit in 2020 with Island Express, the helicopter company that was in charge of flying Kobe Bryant, Gigi, and six others before the tragic crash.

Vanessa claimed that the helicopter company was negligent. And on Tuesday, it appears that she has reached a settlement.


Per TMZ:

Vanessa Bryant has settled her wrongful death lawsuit against the company that owned the doomed helicopter in the crash that killed Kobe, Gigi and 7 others.

According to new legal docs, obtained by TMZ, Vanessa’s legal team filed a notice of settlement with the court … but the terms of the settlement are confidential. The court still needs to sign off.

TMZ broke the story … Vanessa sued Island Express back in February 2020, blaming the helicopter company for the fatal crash that killed her husband and daughter.

In her suit, Vanessa claimed the weather conditions — an extremely low, blinding fog — were not conducive to flying … and she claimed the pilot, Ara George Zobayan, failed to properly assess and monitor the weather before takeoff and during flight.

Vanessa Bryant may have settled this suit, but her lawsuit against the L.A. County Sheriff’s Department is still ongoing.

She has been dealing with a lawsuit against  first responders who inappropriately took pictures of the crash scene and shared them with people outside the investigation.

In the latest developments, LA County claimed that Vanessa Bryant went on ‘fishing expedition’ to reveal the officers who were responsible for taking the pictures

Hopefully Vanessa Bryant is able to put the lawsuits behind her soon, and with proper justice.

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