Bryant and his daughter “had effective knowledge of all circumstances, particular dangers and an appreciation for the associated risks and their extent, and proceeded to address a known risk and voluntarily assumed the risk of accident, injury and damages, “Island Express lawyers wrote in the filing.
The helicopter crashed on hilly terrain in foggy conditions on January 26th. The flight was traveling to Thousand Oaks, California, for a basketball game, where he expected Gianna, 13, and Kobe, 41, to train.
CNN requested a comment from Vanessa Bryant’s attorneys.
Lawyers added that passengers were aware of the associated risks.
“And that this neglect was a substantial factor in causing their alleged harm, for which this defendant defendant has no responsibility,” says the response.
No trial dates have been scheduled.
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