The $150 million amount seems to be over the top.” After hitting Maraj, police say that Polevich walked over to the victim and asked if he was okay before he fled the scene. We will hold him responsible for his reckless actions that led to Robert Maraj’s death. According to police reports, Robert Maraj was walking on a street in Long Island when he was struck. Meanwhile, Polevich’s attorney Marc Gann has said that an insurance company will handle the civil case but declined to comment further on the case. Nicki Minaj’s mother, Carol Maraj, is suing the man that is responsible for the hit-and-run killing of her husband, Robert Maraj. Paul Napoli and I have filed a $150 million lawsuit in the hit-and-run death of Robert Maraj, @NICKIMINAJ's father. Charles Polevich was not only irresponsible & negligent in hitting Maraj, but was more concerned about running away and hiding than seeking help.”
He added, “Polevich’s behaviour was criminal, cowardly, and immoral. He, however, said that his client Polevich, 70, had a “tremendous amount of empathy for the family, the loss that they’ve suffered and expressed condolences.”
Gann told TMZ, “The question of whether there was negligence and degrees of negligence will be determined by the court. The defendant in the case, Charles Polevich, failed to render assistance and even went to the extent of concealing his actions by cleaning and concealing the Volvo car involved in the accident. pic.twitter.com/tPrJgwYRIV
— Ben Crump (@AttorneyCrump) March 19, 2021
Polevich's behavior was criminal, cowardly, and immoral. — Ben Crump (@AttorneyCrump) March 19, 2021
Polevich is facing criminal charges, including leaving the scene of an accident that led to death and tampering with or suppressing physical evidence. The civil lawsuit is seeking $150 million dollars in damages for wrongful death of the 64-year-old who was struck down while walking across a street in Mineola on February 12. He tweeted, “Paul Napoli and I havae filed a $150 million lawsuit in the hit-and-run death of Robert Maraj, @Nickiminaj’s father. Civil Rights Lawyer and Activist Ben Crump who is the Attorney representing the Maraj family in the case, says the defendant was irresponsible and negligent, which led to the elder Maraj’s death. He had pled not guilty and is currently free on a $250,000 bond. He didn’t call for help or reported the incident to the police. Maraj’s widow Carol filed the lawsuit on Friday at the State Supreme Court in Nassau County. Charles Polevich was not only irresponsible & negligent in hitting Maraj, but was more concerned about running away and hiding than seeking help. We will hold him responsible for his reckless actions that led to Robert Maraj's death!