Wrongful death lawsuit settled for $300,000

(WEAU) - A wrongful death lawsuit regarding a tubing death on Lake Holcombe has now been settled for $300,000.

Lucas Gawrysiak, 29, died after slamming into a bridge pillar on an inner tube pulled by a boat in June of 2011. Chippewa County court records show Gawrysiak's 4-year-old daughter will receive $175,000.

Lucas Gawrysiaks's mother will receive more than $20,000 for funeral and memorial costs.

Bye, Goff & Rohde, which represented the girl in the case, will get nearly $100,000.

The comment sections of our web set are designed for thoughtful, intelligent conversation and debate. We want to hear from the viewers but we are not obligated to post comments we feel inappropriate or violate our guidelines. Here are some of the criteria you should follow when posting comments:

Comments cannot be profane or vulgar. Children and families visit this site. We will delete comments that use profanity or cross the lines of good taste.

We will delete all comments using hate speech. Slurs, stereotypes and violent talk aren’t welcome on our web site.

Comments should not attack other readers personally.

We will delete comments we deem offensive, in bad taste, or out of bounds. We are not obligated to post comments that are rude or insensitive.

We do not edit user-submitted comments.

As a host WEAU 13 News welcomes a wide spectrum of opinions. However, we have a responsibility to all our readers to try to keep our comment section fair and decent. For that reason WEAU 13 News reserves the right to not post or to remove any comment.
powered by Disqus