Bobbi Kristina Brown (l) and Nick Gordon. GETTY IMAGES
Bobbi Kristina Brown’s partner, Nick Gordon, has lost a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the estate of Whitney Houston’s late daughter.
A Georgia judge upheld the plaintiff’s case against Gordon as he repeatedly failed to meet court deadlines.
The estate’s lawsuit accused Gordon of assault, battery and causing emotional distress, among other allegations.
Brown died in August 2015, several months after being found unresponsive in a bath at her home.
R David Ware, a lawyer for the Brown estate conservator, said outside court. “The court agrees with us, by striking Mr Gordon’s answer that he is legally responsible for her death.”
A jury trial will be set to determine how much Gordon will be required to pay in damages, the judge’s order stated.
Brown was the only daughter of Houston and R&B singer Bobby Brown.
Brown, 22, died as a result of immersion in water and drug intoxication, medical records showed.
Houston was found dead in a hotel bath in Los Angeles in 2012.
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