CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, S.C. (FOX 46 CHARLOTTE) – Disgraced attorney Alex Murdaugh was, by means of legal representation, back again in court docket on Friday. This time it was about a wrongful demise lawsuit stemming from a February 2019 boat crash involving his son Paul.
A younger girl, Mallory Beach, died through that accident, and Paul was charged with operating the boat even though beneath the influence of alcoholic beverages. Paul’s charges were being dropped immediately after he was killed in June 2021.
What continues to be is a wrongful death lawsuit in opposition to Alex and Alex’s other son, Buster. Alex – simply because he owned the boat and Buster – mainly because he supplied Paul with identification to obtain alcohol.
Beach’s estate intends to acquire a judgment from their lawsuit but allegations of a investing spree by Buster, Alex’s electrical power of legal professional, have led them to request the court docket to appoint a receiver to handle Murdaugh’s property.
They are worried Buster will deplete all the belongings leaving nothing at all for them to accumulate.
Also, current in court docket on Friday was a law firm for Connor Cook dinner, who was injured in the boating accident, and a law firm for Gloria Satterfield, Murdaugh’s deceased housekeeper.
Murdaugh is at present becoming investigated for circumstances bordering her loss of life and is accused of stealing tens of millions of dollars from her estate soon after shifting money from a wrongful dying settlement into a shell account.