Anne Heche’s Estate Sued by Woman Whose Home She Crashed Into

The girl whose dwelling caught on fireplace throughout Anne Heche‘s deadly automotive crash has sued the late actress’ property for $2 million.

In a lawsuit filed in Los Angeles on November 9, Lynne Mishele claimed that she and her pets virtually misplaced their lives within the August 5 crash that led to Heche’s loss of life at age 53. In court docket paperwork obtained by Us Weekly, Mishele alleged that Heche’s automotive “barreled by means of the entrance of her home and deep into its inside” earlier than coming “to a halt simply toes away” from her, her two canine and her tortoise.

Mishele added that the accident left her “utterly traumatized, unusually startled by listening to loud noises, suffering from nightmares and flashbacks of the incident, petrified of strolling exterior, and, atop that, and not using a place to stay.” She additionally claimed that the hearth brought on by the crash destroyed “a lifetime’s price of her private possessions.”

Heche was initially steady after the incident, however she later fell right into a coma and was declared legally lifeless on August 12. The next month, her son Homer Laffoon, 20, was granted management of his late mom’s property. The One other World star shared Homer with ex-husband Coleman “Coley” Laffoon.

Since then, Heche’s family members have been locked in a authorized battle over the property, together with her ex James Tupper claiming that Homer and his mom have been “estranged” on the time of her loss of life. Heche dated the Huge Little Lies alum, 57, from 2007 to 2018. They welcomed son Atlas, 13, in 2009.


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In September court docket paperwork obtained by Us, Tupper acknowledged that he didn’t consider Homer would act “in his brother’s greatest curiosity.” The Enjoying for Retains star additionally alleged that Homer had not seen or spoken to his sibling since Heche’s loss of life. “That is significantly upsetting on condition that Atlas is 13 years previous, was along with his mom on the day of her loss of life, and he has reached out to Homer repeatedly,” Tupper’s authorized crew claimed within the paperwork.

Homer’s legal professionals referred to as Tupper’s allegations about his “suitability” to function executor “immaterial” in addition to “inaccurate and unfounded.”

In October, a court docket denied Tupper’s request to grow to be the guardian of Atlas’ portion of Heche’s property till he turns 18. “We’re happy — however not stunned — with the court docket’s ruling this morning denying James’ petition to nominate himself guardian advert litem for Atlas,” a rep for Homer advised Us on the time. “We sit up for the court docket resolving Homer’s petition on the subsequent listening to and, within the meantime, Homer will proceed to diligently administer the Property pursuant to his authority as Particular Administrator.”