Vanessa Bryant Awarded $16M After Trial Over Helicopter Crash Site Photos

A decision was made in court yesterday over the Kobe & Gianna Bryant helicopter crash photos case. Vanessa Bryant and her co-plaintiff, Chris Chester, have been awarded $31 million combined by a Los Angeles jury, via People. On Wednesday (August 24), a final verdict was reached on the trial for the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department (LASD) and Fire Department’s (LAFD) involvement in sharing photos of the bodies of Bryant and Chris’ families.