Gordon failed to appear twice in an Atlanta, Georgia, court in response to the wrongful death lawsuit filed by 22-year-old Brown's estate last year, Fulton County Superior Court Judge T. Jackson Bedford said. Thus, anything alleged by the plaintiff is admitted through omission, the judge said.
Now, the judge will determine how much Gordon must pay in damages to Brown's estate, her attorney R. David Ware said in a press conference filmed by 11 Alive outside of court.
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