The 11-year-old stepson of R&B singer Usher Raymond suffered a
traumatic brain injury from a collision with a personal watercraft while floating on an inner
tube which has resulted in him being declared brain dead. The accident
occurred on July 6 on Lake Lanier in Georgia while the boy and his friends
were enjoying a day at the lake, according to
While exact details of the crash have not been released, it has been revealed
that no alcohol was involved in the accident and that the victim has not
exhibited any brain activity since the accident. Additionally, a 15-year-old
girl who is the friend of the victim suffered injuries in the crash when
she was also hit by the personal watercraft. Two rangers reportedly saved
the girl while two Good Samaritans helped to rescue the boy.
It is unknown at this time what actions will be taken with the victim
or what legal action will be pursued against the watercraft rider. The
11-year-old is the stepson of Usher from his marriage with Tameka Foster,
which ended in 2009. The couple has two children together.
If you or a loved one has suffered a brain injury due to the actions of
another party, you are entitled to pursue compensation for your losses
under California law. The
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