Celebrity News

Family of Man Who Died in Demi Moore’s Pool Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit
Download PDF
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)
Loading...

Summary: The family of a man who died in Demi Moore’s swimming pool has alleged that the death was not an accident.

In 2015, a 21-year-old man drowned in Demi Moore’s swimming pool during a party. Now the family of the victim is suing Moore’s associates, whom they say are responsible for his death.

  
What
Where


Edenilson Valle attended a small party at Moore’s home when the actress was out of the country, and his family filed a $25,000 wrongful death lawsuit on Tuesday against the party’s hosts, Bessy Wong and Lenny Hernandez. Valle’s family also named homeowner Tree House Trust as a defendant but did not name Moore in the lawsuit.

Jorge and Maria Valle said that their son had told partygoers that he could not swim but entered the pool voluntarily anyway. They claim that the party hosts created a “dangerous environment” by serving alcohol at their five or six person gathering, and that the hosts failed to tell their son how deep the pool was.

Additionally, the Valles said that there were other dangerous elements around the pool area such as slippery rocks and a lack of depth markers.

Get JD Journal in Your Mail

Subscribe to our FREE daily news alerts and get the latest updates on the most happening events in the legal, business, and celebrity world. You also get your daily dose of humor and entertainment!!




When the Los Angeles Police Department found Valle’s body on July 19, 2015, they determined that the death was an accident and did not suspect foul play. His body had been underwater for a reported 10 to 15 minutes before it was pulled out by authorities.

Moore issued a statement after Edenilson’s passing that the drowning was a tragedy.



“I was out of the country traveling to meet my daughters for a birthday celebration when I got the devastating news,” Moore said. “The loss of a child is an unthinkable tragedy and my heart goes out to this young man’s family and friends.”

Source: PEOPLE

Photo courtesy of Just Jared

What do you think of the Valle family lawsuit? Let us know in the comments below.



 

RELEVANT JOBS

Transactional Attorney / Business Attorney

USA-NY-Riverhead

Twomey, Latham, Shea, Kelley, Dubin & Quartararo, LLP is seeking a full-time Transactional Attorney....

Apply now

Assistant State's Attorney - Juvenile Abuse, Neglect and Delinquency

USA-IL-Woodstock

Assistant State’s Attorney – Juvenile Abuse, Neglect & Delinquency The McHenry County...

Apply now

Estate Planning Paralegal

USA-NY-New York City

Offit Kurman, a growing full-service law firm, seeks an Estate Planning Paralegal to join its New Yo...

Apply now

Staff Attorney (Litigation Program)

USA-CA-Cotati

Reports to: Managing Attorney Location: Position will be based either in Cotati, California, or m...

Apply now

BCG FEATURED JOB

Locations:

Keyword:



Search Now

Business and Transactional Associate Attorney

USA-CT-Middletown

Middletown office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks business and transactional asso...

Apply Now

Business and Transactional Associate Attorney

USA-CT-Hartford

Hartford office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks business and transactional associ...

Apply Now

Business and Transactional Associate Attorney

USA-CT-East Haven

East Haven office of a BCG Attorney Search Top Ranked Law Firm seeks business and transactional asso...

Apply Now

Most Popular

SEARCH IN ARCHIVE

To Top