NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Nicki Minaj’s mother has filed a $150 million lawsuit against the man accused of killing the rapper’s father in a hit-and-run crash last month.Judge Lifts Temporary Pause On Vaccine Mandate For NYC Teachers And Other City Workers, Who Now Must Be Vaccinated By Monday
Polevich pleaded not guilty to leaving the scene and tampering with evidence.
Minaj, who is estranged from her father, has not publicly commented on his death.
Newsday reported that Carol Maraj’s lawsuit, filed in Nassau County state Supreme Court earlier this month, claims that Polevich was negligent, reckless and careless when he hit Maraj with his car and allegedly left him at the scene.READ MORE: 'I Want A Proper Education': Some NYC Public School Students With Medical Exemptions From In-Person Instruction Feel They're Falling Behind
“He was not only irresponsible and negligent, but more concerned about running away and hiding than seeking help,” Benjamin Crump, one of the attorneys representing Carol Maraj, said in an Instagram post Friday.
A telephone message was left Sunday with Polevich’s attorney, listed in online court records as Marc Gann of Mineola.
Carol Maraj, the victim’s estranged wife, told Newsday last month that she was “very, very, very happy” about Polevich’s arrest and said all of Maraj’s children “are pleased” that the alleged culprit was caught.MORE NEWS: Mattress Giveaway In Queens Highlights Depth Of Need That Remains 3 Weeks After Ida
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