ORLANDO, Fla. Nationally renowned civil rights and personal injury attorney Ben Crump of Ben Crump Law and Honorable John Martinez of Hilliard Martinez Gonzales will announce the filing of a lawsuit on behalf of Linda Stephens, a 70-year-old retired Black teacher who was the victim of racial discrimination at a MidFlorida Credit Union Branch.
The lawsuit names MidFlorida as a defendant, and alleges that they discriminated against, neglected, and caused emotional distress to Stephens when they called the police on her after she expressed concern about a deposit for her mortgage not appearing in her account due to an error on the bank’s end. During the arrest, Stephens who had never been arrested before, suffered a fractured nose.
Attorney Ben Crump
Honorable John Martinez
Thursday, February 2, 2023, at 11:30 am ET
Orange County Clerk of Courts
425 N Orange Ave
Orlando, FL 32801
ABOUT BEN CRUMP LAW
Through his work, nationally renowned civil rights and personal injury attorney Ben Crump has spearheaded a legal movement to better protect the rights of marginalized citizens. He has led landscape-changing civil rights cases and represented clients in a wide range of areas including civil rights, personal injury, labor and employment, class actions, and more. Ben Crump Law is dedicated to holding the powerful accountable. For more information, visit bencrump.com
ABOUT HILLIARD MARTINEZ GONZALES
Bob Hilliard has led HMG to the forefront of national trial law firms. Having tried over 100 jury trials, Mr. Hilliard is also a two-time winner of the National Law Journal’s prestigious Elite Trial Lawyer of the Year award, as well as being recognized as a Super lawyer for the past 18 years. Mr. Hilliard is double board certified and recognized as one of the top 100 trial lawyers in the United States. In the past six months, HMG’s 40 lawyer firm has already secured over 100 million dollars in verdicts and settlements. For more information, visit https://hmglawfirm.com/.