Caitlyn Jenner has settled with yet another driver involved in the February fatal crash that killed Kim Howe. The former Olympian has been cleared of any wrongdoing in the case, but is still facing lawsuits from Howe's family and, until recently, another driver involved in the accident. With that behind her, Jenner, 66, is one step closer to putting the tragic incident in her rear view mirror.
According to People magazine, the "I Am Cait" star was being sued by a Jessica Steindorff for compensatory and punitive damages. The pair, along with their legal teams, were able to reach an agreement, settling for an undisclosed amount of money. Documents obtained by the publication suggest Steindorff was suing because of lost wages as a result of the accident. She was also looking to be compensated for hospital bills and other medical expenses she encountered as a result of the crash.
Sadly, it doesn't end there for the father of 10. Jenner will reportedly sit down and record a deposition on videotape to be used in pending lawsuits stemming from the accident. Her lawyer claims that will be completed by the end of January 2016.
Steindorff sued Jenner in June. In the initial lawsuit she claimed she suffered physical injuries as a result of the accident and was seeking unspecified damages, according to TMZ. The types of injuries allegedly sustained during the accident were not listed in the lawsuit. She did, however, claim to have been unable to work and have sustained major damage to her Prius, which she wanted Jenner to pay for.
She was also said to be facing charges from Howe's family. As International Business Times previously reported, the two adult step-children of Howe are suing for damages. They have claimed loss of affection, though they will reportedly struggle to prove that. Numerous reports claim neither child has had a relationship with Howe for many years prior to her death.
The accident in question occurred Feb. 7. Jenner was driving an Escalade when she slammed into a Lexus, driven by Howe, who was 69 at the time of her death. Jenner's car continued moving down the highway, slamming into Steindorff's Prius, meanwhile, Howe's car was pushed into oncoming traffic. She collided with a Hummer and was ultimately killed. Jenner was not injured in the accident. It was believed, initially, that texting or speeding may have played a role in the accident. Jenner has been cleared of all charges.