The death of Naya Rivera caused a stir in the entertainment world, especially for fans of the series Glee, where the star originally from California became famous. His ex recently filed a lawsuit over his death.
Naya Rivera’s ex, Ryan dorsey, filed a lawsuit on behalf of his son Josey hollis dorsey, against him ventura county and those in charge of Piru lake, where the actress was found lifeless.
You have to remember that the star who played Santa López on Glee, took Josey for a boat ride on Lake Piru, owned by the defendants, on July 8, 2020.
Days later, the interpreter was found dead at the scene, on July 13.
The lawsuit states that the boat was not equipped with a safe access ladder, a suitable rope, an anchor, a radius or any security mechanism that could help a swimmer in distress.
Furthermore, the document states that the boat had no life preserver or device that helps to float.
Naya Rivera: they file a wrongful death lawsuit
Through his father and guardian, Naya Rivera’s 5-year-old son, asserted two causes of action in the lawsuit: wrongful death and negligent infliction of emotional distress.
The documents state that Josey suffered damage economic and non-economic after the death of his mother, as severe emotional distress consequence of being in the place where his mother drowned.
The lawsuit documents also indicate that there was no sign that warned of the recurring wind currents in the lake, on this it is emphasized that:
While Naya and Josey were swimming, the boat began to be swept away by air currents, which were at 21 miles per hour (34km / h) that day.
Reports suggest that Naya helped her son get back on the boat before he drowned..
Regarding the lawsuit for the death of Naya Rivera, it is expected that the family will be compensated financially and the amount will be announced on the day of the trial.