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Bogus Lawsuit Against Brandy?

2/5/2007 5:12 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

The $50 million lawsuit filed by the parents of the woman killed in the Brandy car crash may get thrown out of court.

TMZ has done some digging and here's the lowdown. Awatef Aboudihaj was killed December 30 after Brandy's vehicle rear-ended her on a Los Angeles freeway. Aboudihaj was married with two children. Under California law, only the husband, not the parents, can sue for wrongful death.

We're told the parents' lawsuit was filed without consulting the husband beforehand. Even more interesting, Aboudihaj has been living in the United States for 11 years. Her parents have been living in Morocco full-time, so contact between parents and daughter was minimal.

Aboudihaj's parents could file suit if they were financially dependent on her, but we're told that was not the case.

As for Aboudihaj's husband, TMZ has learned he is being represented by Los Angeles attorney Bill Sayed. Sayed tells TMZ he is currently investigating Brandy's net worth and says the matter "will be resolved by settlement or jury verdict." Sayed would not say how much money he'll be demanding, but said it will probably be a combination of Brandy's insurance policy limit -- plus something additional from Brandy herself.

Calls to the attorney for Aboudihaj's parents were not returned.

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They about to get paid!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!    

to all my white brothers and sisters,please help me fight racist like farrah,just because brandy is African Americian that she is innocent,Farrah is a racist,she lies every time she types a word on the computer.The true facts are brandy killed a innocent life whether is white or any other color of race.Farrah is a stupid bitch and she should shut her big fat mouth,She is so full of crap i can smell it here at my computer,Brandy is killer and shoud be charged with murder,and pay,big

2763 days ago
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Only in    

As we know it now,Brandy was not driving drunk or on heroin, at the time of this accident. TMZ I would like to know if you can make it known to the public, the statements that were taken at the time of the accident. Thank-You

2763 days ago
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Kid Dyn-O-Mite    

This is a pretty cool site sometimes but what's up with the racist remarks--Hello, Jerry Mortimer and Farrah!!! Not sure if you're trying to be funny or you're really a racist a**hole. Sometimes I go on this site and I feel like it's 1930s Alabama again or I accidently tapped into the KKK website. Enough, with the racist cracks!!! Let the justice system deal with the Brandy tragedy, it has NOTHING to do with a person's race.

2763 days ago
19.

We, are not amused.    

F***ing camel humping, gold-digging, rag head wearing, sheep f***ing bastards!
How's that?

2763 days ago
20.

boypeepee    

lol Hey, Kristen, I say we call them "Chocolate Mousse" (the '07 word for African-Americans)! :-D hehe

I (((still))) say it had something to do w/ Brandy being on a cell phone and therefore, while not drunk or high, still negligent.

2763 days ago
21.

They about to get paid!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!    

killing someone ,thats not wrong,great morals farrah,,racist bitch

2763 days ago
22.

elzahop    

please people, why must we go through this daily debate? Farrah, Webb Kopp, whatever the name they are all the same person and that is a sad pathetic white boy who is probably on the TMZ payroll just trying to stir up some responses from folks that just glance at this load of crap and don't know any better.....this whole thing has gotten ridiculous and out of hand.....

shame on TMZ for trying to stir up racial hatred just to fuel your lame celebrity gossip site....

2763 days ago
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MT    

Thanks for this post TMZ. I think it is good that you are giving both sides of the story. And not making Brandy out to be the bad person.
I feel that Brandy did take a life, and she has to live with that forever. Brandy seems to be a kind person and I think that she wants to reach out to the family, but because of the matter she can't right now. It just upsets me that people come on here and turn this into a racial issue when it is not. TMZ these are the posts you need to get off here. People this is not a race issue one way or the other, this is a issue of someone's life, and the topic is the parents trying to file a lawsuit before her husband even did. I hope it does get thrown out, because the parents are greedy. They could have came up with 5 million, that is still more than that had. And rather it be 5 mil or 50 or even 100 mil it is not going to bring her back. May she R.I.P. Please stop judging Brandy, who are we to judge her, we do not walk in her shoes, we do not know what she must be going through, so just let it go. This is not Black or White, this is people saying what they want cause you on a computer and no one knows who you are, just have some type of class and stick to the subject or just don't post.

2763 days ago
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amy    

Listen Farrah- you fake ass bitch on welfare. Drunk or not. THAT WAS CARELESS DRIVING. Following to close behind, especially when you are sober pisses me off just as much as drunk driving. Get a f***ing JOB and get an EDUCATION you stinkin' ho. You should quit giving black people a bad name with your comments. How much schooling have you received??

2763 days ago
25.

amy    

Farrah is white.

2763 days ago
26.

Only in    

Posting #29 by mt - Go tell your story on the Ohkra show.

2763 days ago
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ChRiSsyy    

IF BRANDY GETS AWAY WITH THISSSSSSSS U.S LAW IS THE BIGGEST BULLSH*T ARTISTTT EVERR THEY SHOULD ALL BE ASHAMED OF THEMSELFS LETING "FAMOUS PEOPLE" GET AWAY WITHH WHATEVER THE HELL THEY WANT N LOOK NOW SOMEONE ISS DEAD A MOTHER OF TWO ... JUST THINK IF THAT WAS YOUR MOTHER? YOU WOULDNT SUE THIS BLACKK BITCHH.......UGHHHHHH..........SHE GETS ME SICK ALL I CAN THINK ABOUT ARE THOSE POOR CHILDREN WHO LOST THEIR MOTHER TO A COKED OUT WH*RE

2763 days ago
28.

amy    

Yea TMZ-

I agree with

Farrah is a WHITE BOY

You guys stop stirring sh*t up. LOL!!

2763 days ago
29.

amy    

That does not make since Dr. Phil.

Tmz- quit stirring sh*t up like Farrah is a WHITE BOY said.

LOL!!

2763 days ago
30.

amy    

I am out of this site. Got to work.

BY PEOPLE!!

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