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Suit filed against Torrance rehab center in fatal drunk driving case
Suit filed against Torrance rehab center in fatal drunk driving case

The family of a Torrance man killed by a drunk driver who was a substance-abuse counselor filed a wrongful death lawsuit Thursday against the drug rehab center where she worked. Sherri Wilkins, who was employed by Twin Town Treatment Center in Torrance, is serving a 55-year-to-life prison sentence for the death of 31-year-old Phillip Moreno, whom she struck with her car on Nov. 24, 2012. At the time of the crash, Wilkins told police she was heading home from work. The treatment center denies she was working at the facility that day. The wrongful death lawsuit filed Thursday morning in Los Angeles Superior Court alleges that the treatment center was negligent because it failed to...

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