City of Riverside

Heltebrake v. City of Riverside (Dec. 29, 2015, B254132) 2015 WL 9487660

GMSR wins dismissal of lawsuit claiming entitlement to a reward

GMSR wins dismissal of lawsuit claiming entitlement to a reward

Heltebrake v. City of Riverside (2015) 2015 Cal.App. Unpub. LEXIS 9469 (California Court of Appeal, Second Appellate District, Division Five) [unpublished]. Plaintiff sued public entities that had offered a $1 million reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of Christopher Dorner, claiming that

Nicolas v. City of Riverside (9th Cir. 2012) 486 Fed.Appx. 699

Plaintiff’s first ex-husband was murdered in the City of Riverside. Plaintiff and two others were charged with the murder. Plaintiff was acquitted. She sued GMSR’s clients, the City of Riverside and two Riverside Police Department detectives, under 28 U.S.C. § 1983, claiming a violation of

Delgado v. City of Riverside (Nov. 16, 2010, E049898) 2010 WL 4621515 [nonpublished opinion]

A jury convicted Gerardo Delgado of resisting police officers who were attempting to arrest him. Delgado then filed a civil rights suit alleging that it was unreasonable for the officers to use deadly force during the encounter. GMSR represented the police officers and the City

City of Riverside v. Superior Court (Nov. 21, 2008, E046794) 2008 WL 4958685 [nonpublished opinion]

Plaintiff was injured when she fell on a street in Riverside County. She presented a timely claim to the wrong public entity but the trial court granted relief from the Government Tort Claims filing deadline with respect to the County. The Court of Appeal issued

Haran v. City of Riverside (9th Cir. 2007) 216 Fed.Appx. 623

GMSR persuaded the Ninth Circuit to affirm judgment for the City of Riverside in a civil rights action arising from the use of force by a Riverside police officer. The court agreed that the plaintiff’s counsel waived any challenge to the trial court’s rulings on

City of Riverside v. Valley Outdoor, Inc. (Sept. 13, 2005, E036258) 2005 WL 2233617 [nonpublished opinion]

Injunctive relief regarding removal of billboards; application of res judicata

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