Ben Crump

Wrongful Death Lawsuit  Announced for Death Keenan Anderson

On Juneteenth, June 19, in Los Angeles, civil rights attorneys Carl Douglas (Douglas Hicks Law) and Ben Crump (Ben Crump Law) announced they had filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the City of Los Angeles on behalf of Syncere Kai Anderson, the 5-year-old son of Keenan Anderson. 

Douglas and Crump File $50M Claim on Behalf of Keenan Anderson’s Son 

Civil rights attorneys Carl Douglas and Ben Crump filed a $50 million Claim for Damages against the city of Los Angeles on behalf of Syncere Kai Anderson, the 5-year-old son of Keenan Anderson on Friday, Jan. 20.  The senior Anderson died after a confrontation with Los Angeles police officers in the Venice neighborhood of Los Angeles on Jan. 3.  

Civil Rights Attorney Ben Crump Named to TIME Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People

In addition to working on some of the most high-profile cases in the U.S., representing the families of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Trayvon Martin, and Michael Brown, Crump has fought for justice for the residents of Flint, Michigan, who were affected by poisoned water; Black women with ovarian cancer targeted by Johnson & Johnson to use talc products; and people who experienced discriminatory practices – “banking while Black” – by some of the nation’s largest banks.

Attorney for Anthony McClain Demand Justice in Pasadena Police Shooting

George Floyd family attorney, Benjamin Crump, Anthony McClain, and co-counsel, Caree Harper, led a rally in front of Pasadena City Hall on Monday.  Family members of McClain were joined by two of George Floyd’s brothers in demanding justice in the shooting of McClain who was shot last summer by a Pasadena police officer. 

House of Representatives Passes George Floyd Justice in Policing Act

“For too long, we have endured the pain of watching or seeing the deaths of people of color, particularly Black men and women, at the hands of rogue police officers who operate with impunity and take it upon themselves to be the arbiters of life and death,” Congresswoman Maxine Waters declared. “The trauma that our communities feel is only made worse by the ways in which we are forced to reckon with the reality that Black people are over 3.5 times more likely to be killed by police than white people, and Black teenagers are 21 times more likely to be killed by police than white teenagers.”

NYPD Officer Ray Wood Uncovers Explicit News Surrounding the Assassination of Malcolm X— Confirming Law Enforcement Involvement

The anniversary of the assassination of Malcom X was on Sunday, February 21. Over 50 years have passed, the infamous event has been under scrutiny since day one. Concerned parties investigated and presented a breath of evidence that led to various possibilities, including the involvement of local and federal law enforcement.  

Attorneys: Dijon Kizzee Fatally Shot by Deputies While Lying on Ground

Again blasting the sheriff’s department’s contention that a 29-year-old man was fatally shot while pointing a gun at deputies in Westmont, attorneys for the man’s family said today an independent autopsy shows he was shot repeatedly while “writhing on the ground in pain.”

Police officers not charged for killing Breonna Taylor

A Kentucky grand jury brought no charges against Louisville police for the killing of Breonna Taylor during a drug raid gone wrong, with prosecutors saying Wednesday that two officers who fired their weapons at the Black woman were justified in using force to protect themselves.