SAN FRANCISCO – The surviving children of a woman killed when a vehicle struck a wall in a parking structure have filed a wrongful death suit against the driver and a business.
Antoinette Joy and Richard Aaron Joy filed a complaint on March 16 in the Superior Court of California - County of San Francisco against Kindly Care Inc., Patricia Shull and Does 1 through 30 alleging wrongful death and negligence.
According to the complaint, the plaintiffs allege that on June 21, 2016, their mother, Katherine Joy, was a passenger in a vehicle owned by Kindly Care and driven by Shull. The suit states as Shull was driving into an underground parking structure, the vehicle accelerated and struck a wall at roughly 50 mph. As a result, Katherine Joy died due to severe injuries she sustained in the collision, the suit states.
The plaintiffs hold Kindly Care Inc. and Shull responsible because the defendants allegedly failed to maintain and/or operated the vehicle in a negligent manner.
The plaintiffs seek judgment for general damages; plus funeral, burial and medical expenses; costs of suit incurred and for such other and further relief as the court may deem just and proper. They are represented by R. Parker White of Poswall, White & Brelsford in Sacramento.
Superior Court of California - County of San Francisco case number CGC-18-565035