Two separate lawsuits have been filed against Caitlyn Jenner, the former Olympian Bruce Jenner. The legal actions concern a deadly accident on the Pacific Coast Highway in California near Malibu. The stepdaughters of the deceased female victim of the accident have prepared a wrongful death lawsuit and cited Jenner as the defendant. Another woman, who survived the wreck, has also named Jenner in a personal injury lawsuit.
It has been reported that the daughter of Paul Walker, the late actor who starred in the "Fast and Furious" movie series, is suing Porsche. In the wrongful death suit, the actor's daughter and her lawyers allege that the manufacturer is to blame for the star's fatal single-car accident because the car he was a passenger in, a 2005 Carrera GT, lacked essential safety features. The crash killed the 40-year-old actor and his 38-year-old driver in Southern California on November 30.
California residents may be interested to learn that the estate of Bobbi Kristina Brown has filed a lawsuit against the boyfriend she had when she was alive, Nick Gordon, alleging that he caused the injuries that led to her death. Brown was the only daughter of the late Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown.
California residents may be interested to learn about a wrongful death lawsuit that was filed against two health care providers in Louisiana. The family of an 88-year-old man who died shortly after taking a fall sued the doctor and nurse practitioner that were responsible for the elderly man's care. The wife and daughter of the deceased man are seeking financial compensation for various damages including medical expenses, pain and suffering and mental anguish.
California residents may have heard that a Michigan man who was accused of killing a woman who was on his porch agreed to a settlement in a wrongful death lawsuit on June 12. Some people had wondered if the incident resulted from a race issue, as the accused man was white and the deceased woman was black.
An accident that took place in San Marcos, California, on Jan. 17 has resulted in the death of a 48-year-old tow-truck driver. The man, along with one other tow-truck driver, was helping another driver with a flat tire when the crash occurred after 7 a.m.
The husband of the 53-year-old bus driver, who, along with five students and three adult chaperones, was killed in a collision between a bus carrying high school students and a FedEx semi-truck, filed a lawsuit against the company on Oct. 29. His wrongful death claim is the 16th lawsuit filed against the company for the Interstate 5 crash that occurred near Orland on Apr. 10.
A woman was killed and three other people were injured in a one-vehicle accident in Shasta County on July 25. Police suspect that alcohol played a role in the nighttime accident and detained the driver on suspicion of felony DUI. They also planned to seek second-degree murder charges.
A July 20 car wreck in Corona left two people dead, according to the California Highway Patrol. The Interstate 15 accident reportedly transpired at approximately 1:15 a.m. near the 91 Freeway and involved two vehicles, one of which caught fire as a result of the crash.
The California Highway Patrol says that a 10-vehicle collision on Highway 17 injured seven people and took the life of one man. The accident happened near Bear Creek Road shortly before 8 a.m. on July 10 and forced authorities to close the northbound lanes for nearly 10 hours.