Vanessa Bryant and her children have settled a lawsuit against the helicopter operator of the flight that killed Kobe Bryant in 2020. Successors of six of the other victims also agreed on the terms.Kobe Bryant’s family is closing one chapter in the aftermath of his fatal crash, by reaching a settlement agreement with the helicopter company that operated his flight.
His widow, Vanessa Bryant, and families of other victims agreed on a confidential settlement on Tuesday, June 22, according to the court notice obtained by E! News.”Plaintiffs and Defendants jointly report that they have agreed to settle their claims,” reads the notice. “The material terms of the settlement and releases are known to the settling parties and include that the terms of the settlement are confidential.”
They are finalizing the settlement documents and will request that the California judge approve the agreement.Defendants Island Express Helicopters and Island Express Holding Corp, along with the successor of pilot Ara Zobayan, all agreed to settle.