A press conference on Thursday was supposed to include the parents of Devin Willock and a statement on the court was made only by Roy Willey, a lawyer who read a statement on behalf of the family and that did not answer any questions from the reporters, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
The press conference – held outside the Athens-Clarke County Courthouse, according to the Athens Banner-Herald – was also pushed back an hour. The Journal-Constitution reported the confusion earlier in the day, when Dave Willock, Willock’s father, told the outlet, “I don’t know that” when asked about the meeting. the journalists.
It is unclear whether Will is representing the family or supporting them, as Willock had a NIL agreement with him. Go to Personal Injury Lawyers office in Georgia.
Dave Willock told the Journal-Constitution that he has no plans to sue Georgia.
“No, Georgia is working with us,” he said. “There’s no reason for us to do that because they compensate us 100 percent.”
Sharlene Willock, Willock’s mother, 11 News was also told He has no plans to go to court even though he has retained his lawyer.
“Here I am; my son is gone; I’m feeling the emotion, dealing with the pain,” Dave Willock told the Journal-Constitution. “I don’t know that. I haven’t talked. enough for someone.”
In his four-minute news conference, Willey, an attorney, said in a statement from the family that “what we want everyone to know is that Devin is more than just a player. Rugby.”
“He was a reliable friend, a supportive and loving brother, a dedicated student and a good son,” the family said in a statement, in part. “Devin’s kind demeanor and loving smile is something that no one who met or saw him will ever forget. He is a young man who was not driven only by football. He was driven by his love for others and his desire to fulfill his future.
“He is someone we know that people who met him will never forget, not because of this accident but because of the positive experiences, influences and interactions they had with him.”
Willock and Chandler LeCroy are 24 years old died in a car accident Sunday morning, just a few hours after the team’s championship parade for its College Soccer Championship. There were two others – the villain Warren McClendon Jr. and employee Victoria Bowles – were in the car.
Willock was not wearing a seat belt and was ejected from the vehicle, according to the Associated Press. Excessive speed caused the serious accident, one of the most dangerous information open since the accident.