Suspended NASCAR driver Jeremy Mayfield has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against his stepmother over the death of his father.
Although the suit that was filed on September 4 in North Carolina Superior Court does not alleged Lisa Mayfield was involved in his father’s death, the race car driver, who was suspended for alleged drug use, claims her “intentional actions” played a direct role in Terry Mayfield’s death.
Lisa has since filed a lawsuit against her estranged stepson for defaming her character.
In 2007, North Carolina officials determined that the elder Mayfield committed suicide by shooting himself in the chest.
Lisa, who testified on behalf of NASCAR about seeing Jeremy use methamphetamines throughout the years, was arrested last month for trespassing on Jeremy’s property while he and his wife, Shana weren’t at home.