The Law Offices of John Phebus

Estate of Bobbi Kristina Brown files lawsuit for her death

Arizona residents may be interested to learn that Bobbi Kristina Brown's estate is suing the boyfriend she had been living with over allegations he caused the injuries that led to her death in July. Brown was the only child of Bobby Brown and the late Whitney Houston.

The wrongful death lawsuit, which was filed in Fulton County Superior Court in Atlanta, accuses Nick Gordon of beating Brown during an argument at the couple's Georgia townhome on Jan. 31 and then giving her a "toxic cocktail" to render her unconscious. He is then accused of putting her face-down in a bathtub filled with water, causing her brain damage. Further, the suit alleges that Gordon had a history of abusing Brown and regularly stole money from her bank accounts. The complaint seeks at least $10 million in damages.

Gordon was questioned by police after Brown was hospitalized, but he was not charged with any wrongdoing. An autopsy conducted by the Fulton County Medical Examiner found no "obvious underlying cause" for Brown's death, but experts say the length of time between the Jan. 31 incident and her death makes it difficult to determine exactly what took place.

Arizona families who have lost a loved one in a fatal accident caused by another party may wish to seek the advice of an attorney. Even in cases where police elect not to file criminal charges, a wrongful death lawsuit may be pursued. While a lawsuit can never make up for the loss of a family member, it could provide needed financial compensation to cover medical expenses, funeral and burial costs, loss of income, pain and suffering and other damages.

Source: CNN, "Lawsuit alleges Bobbi Kristina Brown's boyfriend gave her 'toxic cocktail,'" Melissa Gray, August 8, 2015

No Comments

Leave a comment
Comment Information

Free Consultations

Bold labels are required.

Contact Information
disclaimer.

The use of the Internet or this form for communication with the firm or any individual member of the firm does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Confidential or time-sensitive information should not be sent through this form.

close

Privacy Policy

Glendale Office
17505 N. 79th Avenue Suite 214
Glendale, AZ 85308

Map & Directions

Phoenix Office
40 North Central Avenue
Suite 1400
Phoenix, AZ 85004

Map & Directions

Tempe Office
60 East Rio Salado Pkwy
#900
Tempe, AZ 85281

Map & Directions

Scottsdale Office
7150 East Camelback Road
Suite 444
Scottsdale, AZ 85251

Map & Directions

We Accept
VISA | MasterCard | American Express | Discover Network | PayPal