March 2, 2021
Los Angeles Partner Jeffrey M. Lenkov, Senior Counsel Robert P. Wargo, and Associate Tanya Prouty, have prevailed on motions for summary judgment in favor of Los Angeles Rams and the University of Southern California. Plaintiff attended a Los Angeles Rams home game with his family at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum and was involved in a verbal altercation with some attendees seated in the Rams’ family section that quickly escalated into a physical altercation. Plaintiff filed a complaint against our clients and others stating claims for negligence; premises liability; negligent hiring, retention, and supervision; and negligent infliction of emotional distress. Settlement demand was seven figures.