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


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

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

Kelly was 43 when she passed away in August 2013, after entering a rehab facility to her drug addiction. Her rehab was preceded by a 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 “” that she had developed a drinking problem after suffering a miscarriage.

“I had lost a baby, 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 the interview, 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 Monday, 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 independent 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, solace and mental support.”


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