Colorado teenager was fatally shot while running away from off-duty officer, lawsuit says

Posted Thu 27th Aug, 2020 | by | on In the Media

The family of Alexis Mendez-Perez, a teen who was fatally shot in the back while running away from an off-duty officer, along with our firm, have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Desmond Manning for using deadly force recklessly and without warning.  The shooting happened just after 1:00 a.m. on April 23rd, 2020, when Alexis Mendez-Perez along with Andy Munoz, who was also shot, broke into the vacant home located directly behind Desmond Manning’s home. …

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Denver DA Beth McCann defends decision not to file charges against DOC officer in teen’s shooting

Posted Thu 11th Jun, 2020 | by | on In the Media

On June 11, 2020, an exclusive interview from District Attorney Beth McCann with 9Wants to Know was published by 9News. In this interview and article, D.A. McCann defends her decision not to press criminal charges against Desmond Manning who shot our clients Andy Munoz and Alexis Mendez-Perez as the fled through his back yard, killing Alexis and severely wounding Andy. D.A. McCann stated that she believed Desmond Manning was “… a homeowner who was very …

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‘I Wish I Would Have Never Drank’: Man Sentenced to Life in Prison for Dui Crash That Killed 25-year-old

Posted Thu 5th Sep, 2019 | by | on In the Media

On September 5, 201, after a morning of barhopping, Todd Grudznske drove his full-sized pickup truck and plowed into Ms. Angela Wimmer’s, 25, small sedan going approximately 70 mph, as she waited at a stop light. The collision caused Ms. Wimmer’s vehicle to enter a 44-mph spin in approximately a quarter of a second from a complete stop and started a chain-reaction crash involving three other vehicles. Ms. Wimmer suffered critical head injuries that proved …

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Parents of DUI crash victim file wrongful death lawsuit against driver, three bars

Posted Fri 2nd Aug, 2019 | by | on In the Media

On August 2, 2019, Todd Grudznske spent his Sunday morning visiting three separate bars and getting “visibly intoxicated.” After Grudznske left the third bar he proceeded to drive his pickup truck and violently collided with Angela Wimmer, 25, who was stopped at the intersection of Kipling Street and Colfax Avenue. The impact of the collision caused Ms. Wimmer’s small sedan to be hurled into a 44 mph slide in a quarter of a second from …

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Widow of Biker Slain in Brawl Sues for Wrongful Death

Posted Tue 11th Oct, 2016 | by | on In the Media

On January 30th, 2016, Victor Mendoza was killed by Derrick Duran, an off-duty corrections officer, in a brawl that occurred at the Colorado Motorcycle Expo. Mrs. Laura Ramirez-Mendoza, the widow of Victor Mendoza, along with Kidneigh & Kaufman, filed a wrongful death case against Mr. Duran, his motorcycle club, Iron Order Motorcycle Club, and the organizers of the Colorado Motorcycle Expo. At this point, the Iron Order Motorcycle Club had been involved in up to …

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