The mother of Gabby Petito is seeking justice for her daughter.
May 6 Nichole SchmidtA Florida wrongful death lawsuit was filed against the curator of estate of the deceased Brian Laundrie. The lawsuit Fox NewsE! seeks damages in excess of $30,000. E! obtained the complaint. News has obtained the complaint from E! Joseph Petito, “incurred funeral and burial expenses, and they have suffered a loss of care and comfort, and suffered a loss of probable future companionship, society and comfort.”
The filing also requests a trial by jury and judgment for compensatory damages.
Laundrie’s attorney Steven BertolinoE! News: The lawsuit is not surprising.
“The filing of the wrongful death lawsuit by the Petito family was fully expected,”Bertolino stated in a statement E! News from May 6. “This lawsuit will most likely not be defended and the Petitos will have gained nothing more than a piece of paper that tells them what everyone already knows—which is that Brian was responsible for Gabby’s death as indicated by the FBI.”