As I Lay Dying
singer Tim Lambesis
' estranged wife Meggan
had filed a civil suit against the vocalist, asking for over $2 million compensation.
According to Lambgoat
report, the suit was filed on August 2 in the same courthouse where Tim is facing murder-for-hire charges, almost a year after Meggan filed for divorce.
"Personal injury, assault, domestic violence and intentional infliction of emotional damage"
are listed as some of the injuries Meggan was inflicted with upon Tim's decision to hire a hitman. According to the same source, the vocalist's wife is demanding $1 million for emotional distress, another $1 million in punitive damages, $75,000 for future medical expenses, $25,000 in medical expenses to date, as well as attorneys' fees.
"The solicitation of another individual to commit murder upon a spouse is abuse,"
parts of the statement read. "The actions of the Defendant ... constitute an actionable assault ... Timothy Lambesis' actions were intentional, reckless and outrageous ... the actions of Defendant are not tolerated in a civilized society..."
The rest of the report also reveals details regarding lawyer fees. Meggan's divorce team lists four attorneys, a paralegal, a secretary and a clerical person, summing up to $1,740 per hour pay for the entire group. Tim's divorce attorney on the other hand, has an hourly rate of $525.
At the time of arrest, Lambesis was living with his girlfriend Amanda and a roommate in Carlsbad. Meggan resided in a neighboring community in Encinitas. "He continued to enjoy a comfortable lifestyle and bought a new residence in his parents' name before he was arrested in May 2013 for allegedly hiring a hitman to have me killed,"
Tim's trial is schedule to continue with a January 15 readiness hearing. If convicted, the singer will face up to nine years in prison.