CBS 11 Header TXA 21 Header MeTV Header KRLD Header The Fan Header

Local

‘Affluenza’ Crash Victim Wants Doctor To Testify

(credit: KTVT/KTXA)

(credit: KTVT/KTXA)

Get Breaking News First

Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up

From Our CBS Music Web Sites

179483733 10 Affluenza Crash Victim Wants Doctor To TestifyRemembering Joan Rivers

181572784 8 Affluenza Crash Victim Wants Doctor To TestifyFunny Faced Cheerleaders

 alt=Musicians Then And Now

452359772 10 Affluenza Crash Victim Wants Doctor To TestifyBikini Model Pictures

 alt=New Survivor Cast Photos

cowb thumb Affluenza Crash Victim Wants Doctor To TestifyCowboys Cheerleaders

FORT WORTH (AP) - Attorneys for a boy injured by a 16-year-old driver who killed four people in a drunken wreck want to hear from the psychologist who said the teenager had “affluenza.”

A Fort Worth judge is to hear arguments Friday from lawyers for the driver, Ethan Couch, and Lucas McConnell, one of several people injured in last year’s wreck.

The crash got national attention thanks in part to the testimony of psychologist Dick Miller. He said Couch was coddled into a sense of irresponsibility by his wealthy parents, a condition he termed “affluenza.”

McConnell’s attorneys say Miller should be forced to testify again in their lawsuit against the Couch family, but Couch’s lawyers argue that would violate attorney-client and doctor-patient privileges.

(© Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

Latest News:

Top Trending: