Case Results

Case Results

  • $21 Million

    Mondragon v. City of Fremont

    In June 2022, Adanté Pointer & Patrick Buelna won a $21 Million Jury Trial Verdict for the family of Elena Mondragon who was shot and killed by Fremont police officers when she was sixteen-years-old.

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  • $12 Million

    Terry Baker v. City of Oakland

    Oakland police officer failed to stop at an intersection and crashed into Ms. Baker’s car causing her permanent injuries and resulted in a $12 million dollar settlement.

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  • $6 Million

    Martin v. City of San Jose

    In May 2021, Lawyers for the People won a $6 Million Jury Trial Verdict for Andy Martin against the San Jose Police Department after a SJPD officer hit Andy Martin with a police vehicle causing him traumatic injuries.

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  • $6 Million

    Smith v. City of Oakland

    In 2008, Adanté Pointer and his co-counsels proved to a jury that two highly decorated Oakland police officers planted an assault rifle on Torrey Smith to coerce him to testify against someone he did not know…

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  • $5.7 Million

    Foster v. Vallejo

    Vallejo Officer Ryan McMahon chased Ronell Foster into a dark alley to educate him on “bicycle safety” then shot him in the back and the back of the head several times.

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  • $5.2 Million

    Hernandez v. Sacramento

    In 2019, Patrick Buelna and his co-counsels settled a case where they were able to prove City of Sacramento police officers piled on top of John Hernandez and asphyxiated him because he ran from police…

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  • $5 Million

    Ortiz v. San Joaquin County

    In 2022, the LFTP team negotiated a $5 million settlement on behalf of Marco Ortiz after San Joaquin Deputies broke his leg in a County Jail. Deputies used excessive force when they performed an unauthorized leg sweep while Mr. Ortiz was handcuffed. The leg fractures required several surgeries to repair.

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  • $5 Million

    Jaime v. Couny of Alameda

    Alameda Sheriff Deputies violated internal policies and chained 20-year-old Christian Madrigal to a door in the midst of a medical crisis, and left him. Christian took his own life, shortly after.

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  • $4.9 Million

    Atienza v. Contra Costa County

    $4.9 Million Dollar Settlement and Criminal Conviction of Officer Hall for Assault with a Deadly Weapon where Ofc. Hall had shot and killed Laudemer Arboledo for driving slowly away from a traffic stop.

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  • $4.5 Million

    Okobi v. San Mateo County

    In 2022, the LFTP team negotiated a $5 million settlement on behalf of Marco Ortiz after San Joaquin Deputies broke his leg in a County Jail. Deputies used excessive force when they performed an unauthorized leg sweep while Mr. Ortiz was handcuffed. The leg fractures required several surgeries to repair.

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  • $3.25 Million

    Moore v. City and County of San Francisco

    $3.25 Million Dollar Settlement where San Francisco Police Officers shot and killed Sean Moore on his stairway when Mr. Moore repeatedly told officers to leave and they claimed he charged and hurt them.

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  • $2.9 Million

    O'Neil v. CCSF

    $2.5 Million settlement for SFPD Rookie Christopher Samayoa shooting and killing Keita O’Neil as he ran past his patrol car. The shooting resulted in San Francisco District Attorney charging Chistopher Samayoa with felony manslaughter and the officer is awaiting trial on the criminal charges.

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  • $2.75 Million

    Lam v. Los Banos

    In 2018, Adanté Pointer and his co-counsel proved that a Los Banos police officer shot Tan Lam in the midst of a mental health crisis. The officer testified that he had shot Tan Lam twice after he had stabbed him with a pair of scissors…

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  • $2.65 Million

    Nunez v. San Jose

    In 2019, Adanté Pointer, Patrick Buelna, Lateef Gray and Angel Alexander, proved in federal court that two San Jose officers unlawfully shot and killed 18-year-old Anthony Nunez. Officers claimed Anthony pointed a gun at them prompting them to shoot him with their sniper rifles…

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  • $1.7 Million

    McIntyre v. Sacramento County

    In 2020, Adanté Pointer and his co-counsels settled a case for $1.725 million where Sacramento deputies shot and killed Mikel McIntyre when he was running from the police.

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  • $1.4 Million

    Pawlik v. Oakland

    In 2020, Adanté Pointer and his co-counsels settled a case for $1.4 million where Oakland officers shot and killed homeless, Joseph Pawlik. At the time, Joseph was sleeping and waken by officers with guns screaming at him…

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  • $1 Million

    Nelson v. Hayward

    In 2019, Adanté Pointer, Patrick Buelna and his co-counsels settled a case for $1 million where Hayward police responded to a call to transport Roy Nelson, Sr. back to the psychiatric hospital…

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