Entertainment News'That 70's Show' Star, Husband Sues Rehab for Wrongful Death

‘That 70’s Show’ Star, Husband Sues Rehab for Wrongful Death


‘That 70's Show' Star died from a multiple drug overdose, now her husband is filing suit.

Lisa Robin Kelly died in August after entering a rehab facility. The troubled actress who played Laurie Forman on the FOX series, “That 70's Show,” died of a multiple drug intoxication, according to the Los Angeles County coroner's department.

Kelly was 43 when she passed away in August , after entering a rehab facility to fight her drug addiction. Her rehab was preceded by a history of legal and substance-abuse.

Prior to checking into the rehab facility, Kelly was replaced on “That 70's Show” for the series sixth season, she made national news for her erratic behavior and was arrested in 2012 for assaulting her husband.

The charges were eventually dropped, but she did tell “Good Morning America” that she had developed a drinking problem after suffering a miscarriage.

“I had a , and as a result of that, I lost everything, and I was abusing alcohol, which I no longer do,” Kelly, who claimed to be sober for three months at the time of , said. “With ‘That '70s Show,' I was guilty of the drinking problem and I ran. And I am not running from this. And I have my dues. And if I can make it through this, I can make it through anything.”

Now, her husband claims that Lisa Robin Kelly died from negligent care. In a wrongful death lawsuit filed in superior court in Los Angeles on , Robert Gilliam says that facility Pax House and its operators, “carelessly and negligently owned, managed and operated the subject facility and/or were negligent in the , retention, training, and supervision of their agents, employees, servants, and/or contractors whom they assigned to care for patients.”

The lawsuit claims that Kelly was “neglected in for an unreasonable amount of time” while at the facility.

Due to Kelly's death, the lawsuit says, Gilliam has “sustained damages resulting from the loss of love, affection, society, comfort, support, right of support, expectations of future support and counseling, companionship, and mental support.”


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