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Lil Seek’s mother, Liza Womack, has settled her wrongful loss of life lawsuit towards First Get entry to Entertainment, ending their multi-twelve months apt battle.
The apt battle over accountability for Lil Seek’s fatal drug overdose at age 21 has ended bigger than 5 years after it began. Per a see filed in Los Angeles County Superior Court docket, the rapper’s mother, Liza Womack, has settled her wrongful loss of life lawsuit towards First Get entry to Entertainment (FAE). FAE is the management and charge products and services firm that labored with Lil Seek, whose real name became Gustav Elijah Åhr.
Per Womack’s attorney, Paul Matiasic, the settlement phrases had been confidential. The court docket submitting presentations that the settlement became dated February 14, while a trial became scheduled to begin on March 8.
“Liza has been indefatigable in her pursuit of justice for her son,” said Matiasic. “With the conclusion of the litigation, her level of curiosity will shift to shepherding his legacy and persevering with to release his tune for the enjoyment of his fans.”
“At present time, Gus’s tune came home,” begins a assertion on Lil Seek’s social media pages. “From on the present time forward, his tune can be within the care of his mother and brother and no one else.”
Womack before the full lot put filed the lawsuit in October 2019 — with regards to two years after her son’s loss of life — alleging wrongful loss of life, negligence, and breach of contract towards FAE, supervisor Bryant Ortega, and tour supervisor Belinda Mercer.
In January 2022, texts and paperwork unsealed in court docket showed Womack’s lawyers asserting the “dysfunctional, lethal remark” of the tour throughout which Seek died in 2017. In February, Judge Teresa Beaudet dominated that the case towards FAE and Mercer dawdle forward while dismissing masses of the claims towards Ortega.
Court docket paperwork in 2021 demonstrate that Mercer denied any involvement main to Seek’s loss of life, while FAE beforehand known as Womack’s lawsuit “fake and offensive.” Ortega has known as the allegations towards him “baseless, incorrect, and without merit.”
Lil Seek launched handiest one studio album throughout his lifetime, Attain Over When You’re Sober, Pt. 1. The sequel myth, Attain Over When You’re Sober, Pt. 2, and the compilation album, Every person’s The entirety, had been shared posthumously. Womack has now not too lengthy ago been re-releasing her son’s self-launched fabric, collectively with Crybaby, Stay Steadily, and Hellboy.