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A lawyer for ex-Raiders large receiver Henry Ruggs’ girlfriend stated Thursday he’ll attraction a Las Vegas choose’s resolution to grant prosecutors entry to the girl’s medical data after a deadly high-speed crash that value Ruggs his spot on the staff.
Legal professional Peter Christiansen’s attraction on behalf of Kiara Je’nai Kilgo-Washington would block entry to Kilgo-Washington’s data till the query is settled.
Christiansen declined to remark additional after Las Vegas magistrate Ann Zimmerman dominated prosecutors can get hold of Kilgo-Washington’s written medical data, however not testimony from medical professionals who handled her following the Nov. 2 crash.
In courtroom filings, the legal professional maintains Kilgo-Washington is just not charged with a criminal offense and her well being info is protected by federal and state doctor-patient confidentiality legal guidelines.
Prosecutors have stated they count on the data will present Kilgo-Washington suffered substantial harm within the crash. Kilgo-Washington and Ruggs have a younger daughter collectively.
Clark County District Legal professional Steve Wolfson has stated prosecutors had been informed Ruggs suffered a leg harm and Washington underwent surgical procedure for an arm harm. Each had been hospitalized after the wreck that sparked a car fireplace that killed 23-year-old Tina Tintor and her canine, Max.
One other choose beforehand granted prosecutors entry to Ruggs’ medical data.
He’s charged with felony driving below the affect inflicting demise and substantial bodily harm, and two counts of felony reckless driving. He stays on home arrest pending a March 10 preliminary listening to of proof and a choose’s resolution on whether or not he’ll stand trial in state courtroom.
The 22-year-old former first-round NFL draft choose is accused of driving 156 mph (251 kph) in a residential space with a blood-alcohol stage of 0.16% — twice the authorized restrict in Nevada — earlier than his Chevrolet Corvette slammed into the rear of Tintor’s car.
Ruggs was launched by the Raiders a number of hours after the crash.
He additionally was charged with misdemeanor gun possession after police reported discovering a loaded handgun in his wrecked Chevrolet Corvette after the crash.
Ruggs would serve at the very least a compulsory two years in jail and will get greater than 50 years if he is discovered responsible on all expenses.
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