During the course of the ensuing litigation, Grays 12year-old nephew and 13-year-old niece, who had visited their uncle on the day of his death, testified that they saw Gray being hit and choked by a Sheriffs Deputy, a fact never told to the homicide investigators. Nonetheless, the Countys experts remained resolute that there was no fracture.
Projecting a possible $1.3 million verdict if a jury believed Grays pathologist and the two child witnesses, the County -- having already expended $100,360 in defense fees fighting the case, agreed to settle out for $110,000 in April, 2006. See: Gray v. County of Los Angeles, USDC SD CA, Case Nos. CV 99-7149 CBM (RCX); CV 99-11315 CBM (RCX).
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