November 17, 1998
COURT CASE NO.:
Gary Eto Obtains $1.9 Million Dollar Settlement (Workplace Violence)
Gain v City of Los Angeles, Los Angeles Superior Court Case No.BC150879
Settlement Date : November 17, 1998
Four city managers were brutally and methodically gunned down by an insubordinate city employee while working at Piper Technical Center in Downtown Los Angeles. Gary Eto, represented the surviving spouses and families in a wrongful death lawsuit against the City of Los Angeles which alleged the City failed to prevent workplace violence. On the eve of trial, the city agreed to pay $1.9 million dollars to settle the case.
Full Story published in Los Angeles Daily Journal, November 18, 1998, and in the Los Angeles Daily News, November 18, 1998.
NOTE: Because workplace violence involves criminal behavior, Gary Eto successfully combines his criminal law background with his civil trial experience to obtain excellent results for his clients.