BING JR. V. TYLER L. LANDREVILLE AND MIKE WILLIAMS
Case No.3:16- CV-1140-J-34JRK –
WHAT: (JACKSONVILLE, FL) Attorney Glenda A. Hatchett, Founder of The Hatchett Firm, PC, announces that she has joined Attorneys John F. Lakin, Ronald J. Kurpiers, II, and Bryce V. Durham of Lakin Robinson Durham Kane Kurpiers, P.A. on the case of 22-year old Vernell Bing, Jr. She will hold a press conference at Liberty Park on Friday, January 13, 2017. Bing was fatally shot in the head by Deputy Tyler Landerville, a seven-year veteran of the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office. The attorneys are representing Vernell Bing Sr. as the father and personal representative of the estate of his son.
WHEN: Friday, January 13, 2017
WHERE: Liberty Park
1938 Liberty Street
Jacksonville, FL 32206
TIME: 3:00pm ET / 2:00pm CT
MEDIA CONTACT: Na’eema Rashad
On May 22, 2016, Bing was shot on the left side of his head and due to critical injuries and a loss of brain function, he died on May 23, 2016 at the University of Florida Health Jacksonville Hospital. Bing was described to be unarmed and defenseless.
The federal lawsuit has been filed in the United States District Court Middle District of Florida, Jacksonville Division, against Deputy Sherriff Landerville, and, Sherriff Mike Williams, Sherriff of the consolidated city of Jacksonville, on three counts of wrongful death, municipal liability, and a violation of civil rights.
The Hatchett Firm, PC is a national law firm that specializes in catastrophic injury, wrongful death, and police misconduct cases. Attorney Hatchett is passionate about pursuing justice for those who have experienced significant losses from the negligence of others.
As the family attorney for Philando Castile, Hatchett will continue to advocate for meaningful systemic reform. On July 6, 2016, Castile was shot and killed by the St. Anthony Police Department Officer Jeronimo Yanez at a routine traffic stop in Falcon Heights, Minnesota. Hatchett is working diligently on shifting the overwhelming pattern of law enforcement shootings involving young black men in the United States. The Bing family’s dynamic legal team is dedicated to seeking justice on behalf of Vernell Bing Jr. and his family.
“There is no justification as to why this young man should have died,” says Glenda Hatchett, “My heart goes out to the Bing family, and we will do everything in our power to make sure that they get the justice they deserve.”