August 15, 2022

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Julian Lewis family reaches settlement in shooting by Georgia trooper

A report-breaking settlement has been achieved in between the widow of Julian Lewis and the Point out of Georgia, following Lewis was shot and killed in 2020 by a Georgia Condition Patrol trooper.

According to a launch by Hall & Lampros law business that represented Lewis’ relatives, the $4.8 million tort settlement is the most significant in Georgia’s record centered on point out records dating back again to 1990 and knowledge supplied by the Georgia Section of Administrative Companies. 

“Our hearts grieve for Betty Lewis, who lost her Golden Decades with her spouse due to the fact of unwarranted and pointless fatal force through what should have been a plan visitors prevent,” reported Andrew Lampros, co-founder and companion at Hall & Lampros in Atlanta. “The events of that August night must by no means have transpired.”

In November, Lewis’ loved ones and his illustration introduced their intention to sue the state for $12 million for civil legal rights violations and Lewis’ loss of life.