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Chris Lighty pictured back in 2008 holding his son at the 9th annual T.J Mattell Famliy Fundraising event.

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The death of Chris Lighty hasn’t been easy to deal with and that especially goes for his family, including his mother.
Last month 50 Cent said that he hired a private investigator to find the cause of Chris’ death, and now his mom is chiming in on the situation.
VIDEO: Foul Play! Private Investigator Doesn’t Believe Chris Lighty Committed Suicide 
According to MY Fox 5, the mother of the hip hop executive plans to file a wrongful death lawsuit against whoever is responsible for her son’s death.
The site reports:

Fox 5 news has learned the investigation into how Chris Lighty died is now ramping up because his heartbroken mother is looking to file a wrongful death lawsuit against whoever may have been responsible. The lead investigator, Les Levine, told Fox 5 exclusively what the ultimate goal is. “I guess it comes down to the bottom question: Do I believe Chris would kill himself?’ The answer is no,” Levine said.

VIDEO: Chris Lighty’s Brother Speaks On The Music Executive’s Sudden Death
Hopefully answers can be revealed so that Chris’ mom can get some closure to her son’s death.
Our prayers and condolences are with the Lighty family.

By |October 1st, 2012|News|Comments Off on Chris Lighty’s Mom To File Wrongful Death Lawsuit (DETAILS) – Global Grind|

New Virginia Law Allows Fetal Wrongful Death Lawsuits

June 24, 2012 /24-7PressRelease/ — In April, Governor McDonnell signed into a law a bill that allows expectant parents to sue for the wrongful death of their unborn child. The law was one of several abortion-rights related bills that were introduced in the state legislature this session, though it did not divide legislators as the other bills have. It was sponsored by several Republican senators and passed in the Senate 33-6.Provisions of the Wrongful Death of a Fetus Law

The bill will provide expectant parents recourse for the wrongful death of their fetus. Any death caused by the wrongful act, neglect or default of any person, corporation, ship or vessel would be subject to the law, including medical malpractice by a doctor or other medical professional.

Perpetrators of domestic abuse or neglect that causes the death of a fetus may be held responsible under the new law. However, the law prohibits individuals from bringing personal injury lawsuits against the natural mother.

Liability Considerations in the Wrongful Death of a Fetus

Since the law allows parents to sue for several different reasons, it is important to understand the nuances of each claim.

First, medical professionals could be held accountable for medical malpractice. Medical malpractice occurs when a doctor or other health care professional is negligent in his or her duties to provide adequate care, including failure to follow accepted standards of practice. Hospitals may be held accountable if they failed to provide adequate training to staff or reasonable safety and health standards in their facilities.

Others may be held accountable for negligence or abuse they committed. The wrongful death of a fetus may have resulted from someone’s careless actions or failing to take reasonable care that would be expected in a [...]

By |June 24th, 2012|News|Comments Off on New Virginia Law Allows Fetal Wrongful Death Lawsuits|