Jun, 11 2011 | Written by ATLien
The tragic accident that resulted in the falling death of one woman and the serious injury of a second woman late last month, has sparked several lawsuits against the midtown Atlanta hotel involved.
[READ: Atlanta Model Dies, Friend Injured After Fall From W Hotel Window]
Two lawsuits were filed last week, one by Maurice Threatt (father of the deceased model) on behalf of his daughter’s estate; the second by Gloria Williams, mother of Ciara Williams, 25, the friend who was seriously injured in the fall.
A third lawsuit was filed this week on behalf of Threatt’s 14 year old daughter, signaling a bit of dissension within the deceased model’s family… Continue Reading…
May, 30 2011 | Written by ATLien
The city of Atlanta is reeling after a bizarre accident that took two vibrant young lives.
LaShawna Threatt, 30, an aspiring model, plunged to her death early Saturday morning and her close friend Ciara Williams, 25, clings to life in intensive care after a freak accident over the Memorial Day weekend.
The bizarre accident occurred during the early morning hours of Saturday (May 28), as both Threatt and Williams fell through a 10th floor window at the W Hotel in midtown Atlanta.
Witnesses at the swanky hotel told officers that Threatt and Williams crashed through the window at around 3:15 a.m.
Reportedly the two were “play fighting” and pressed up against a window, the glass suddenly gave way and the window broke as friends at the gathering watched in horror. Continue Reading…