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Daily Journal Reports on the Momentous Pro Bono Victory for SBE and ICLC
The Los Angeles Daily Journal reported yesterday on a lawsuit sought to change the horrible living conditions of 28 people. The settlement achieved by the Shernoff Bidart Echeverria LLP and Inner City Law Center teams with the defendants resulted in nearly $4 million in settlement with the landlord.
The final monetary settlement in the matter Villegas, et al. v. Vista Cahuenga, et al., was reached in April 2014, and concluded a global recovery for the clients in the amount of $680,000 in monetary damages, plus relocation benefits of $93,150. Additionally, the litigation efforts resulted in a full $3,000,000 renovation of the building, including 100 units of newly refurbished affordable housing in Los Angeles.
SBE worked with the Inner City Law Center on the case.
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