Vanessa Bryant has agreed to settle a case for unjust death against the helicopter company involved in the crash that killed her husband Kobe Bryant, daughter Gianna Bryant and seven others on January 26, 2020, according to the Associated Press (h / t ESPN).
Following the crash, Bryant and the relatives of the other killed passengers filed a lawsuit against Island Express Helicopters, saying the company and pilot Ara Zobayan, who is also dead, had to make the decision not to fly. not taking into account climatic conditions.
Bryant was told looking for “hundreds of millions of dollars” in damages in the process. Island Express Helicopters responded to the May 2020 case, saying all passengers were aware and “had a current knowledge of all the circumstances, particular hazards, and an appreciation of the risks involved and the magnitude of these.”
The terms of establishment are not clear.
While the case has been handed down, Bryant still has another case pending. She filed a lawsuit in Los Angeles County after sheriff’s deputies took pictures from the crash scene.