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Monday, August 4, 2014
Palm Springs Loses Lawsuit Against Me - Made the News Again
Erik Garcia, my client, sued the City of Palm Springs for withholding records. After we got the story on the newspaper, the city quickly complied. They threw in the towel and paid me $12,000, mostly in attorney's fees. Cities should learn not to violate our California Constitutional Rights to open records.