$18 Million Agreement Reached After Lady Killed Via Teenager In Lamborghini

Greater than a yr after a perilous crash took the lifetime of 32-year-old Monique Muñoz, the circle of relatives reached an $18.85 million agreement in a civil lawsuit.

The agreement amounted to the utmost imaginable insurance coverage payout, with the Muñoz circle of relatives lawyer Daniel Ghyczy pronouncing, it was once by no means concerning the cash for the circle of relatives.

“This sum of money isn’t one thing they’re celebrating,” Ghyczy informed L.A. Weekly. “For them it was once about acquiring 100% of what was once to be had… and that the insurance coverage firms could be despatched a message that they couldn’t obtain a cut price at the lifetime of Monique Muñoz.”

On Feb. 17, 2021, Muñoz was once struck and killed by means of a Lamborghini SUV that ran a purple gentle at greater than 100 mph in West Los Angeles.

The driving force, who was once later known as 17-year-old Brendan Khuri of Beverly Hills, was once believed to be racing a pal throughout the incident.

For the reason that incident, Los Angeles citizens have joined Muñoz members of the family in rallies and memorials on the scene of the crash. Social media activism additionally happened with #justice4moniquemunoz hashtags circulated to convey consciousness to the incident.

“All they would like and all they are able to do at this level is ask for the group to proceed to unfold consciousness about what has came about, in order that different folks don’t must handle the tragedy that they’ve skilled,” Ghyczy stated.

When the circle of relatives discovered that Khuri had no longer been charged for the dying, it believed it was once as a result of the standing of Khuri’s father, James Khuri, who was once a multimillionaire entrepreneur. Investigators denied the ones claims and stated the teenager was once hospitalized, delaying his arrest.

In October of 2021, Khuri was once sentenced 7-9 months in a juvenile camp with as much as 4 years of probation.

Khuri was once no longer attempted as an grownup, as Los Angeles District Lawyer George Gascon applied a strict coverage towards making an attempt minors as adults. That coverage has since been revisited by means of Gascon pronouncing minors is also attempted as adults making exceptions to take a look at them as adults within the “maximum bizarre of instances.”

Ghyczy stated any more motion towards Khuri could be within the palms of the L.A. District Lawyer and the Muñoz circle of relatives is “no longer in search of restitution from Brendan Khuri.”

“No sum of money is ever going to convey her again,” Ghyczy stated. “They don’t care about what the cash is, it’s no longer one thing that they’re celebrating as of late as a win, it doesn’t convey their daughter again.”

James Khuri, was once charged with a misdemeanor for “contributing to the delinquency of a minor” and is scheduled to seem in courtroom on June 8.

Updated: April 28, 2022 — 1:41 am