Gabrielle Jane Nestande Slapped with Lawsuit for Hit-and-Run Death of Nanny After Boozing
Court documents indicate Laurie Griffin is seeking more than $1 million from Nestande, who a jury found guilty of criminally negligent homicide but then only recommended probation and a fine as punishment.
"The family has felt that there was not justice done in the criminal trial, we heard all the evidence and we saw how Gabrielle Nestande was intoxicated, the bar over served her and the family felt this was one way to finally get justice for Courtney," Suzanne Kaplan, the mother's attorney, reportedly explained to Fox Austin.
|Courtney Griffin, R.I.P.|
Bart Griffin, the victim's father, is reportedly contemplating his own suit. The state alcohol commission, which previously investigated and cleared the Clive Bar where Nestande drank, is also apparently thinking of re-opening the probe in light of evidence presented at trial.
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