Alec Baldwin
Alec Baldwin faces new lawsuit from Halyna Hutchins' parents, sister over 'Rust' shooting. Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images

Alec Baldwin is being sued by Halyna Hutchins' parents and sister, who say that if Hutchins were still alive, she would have transported them to the U.S. when the war in Ukraine started. They filed a new lawsuit Thursday against Alec Baldwin and the film's various producers.

The three family members who relied on Hutchins for financial assistance are all located in war-torn Ukraine, according to attorney Gloria Allred, and the complaint was brought in Los Angeles County Superior Court with the intention of recovering compensation for them.

Halyna's sister, Svetlana, struggles at home with her two small children while her husband battles on the front lines, and Halyna's mother, Olga, works as a nurse treating the war injured.

However, according to their attorney, if Halyna had been alive, she "would not have allowed them" to stay on the battlefield. The family had not yet filed any immigration cases or visa requests.

According to Allred, who spoke at a news conference on Thursday, Hutchins' family is "devastated by the shocking killing" and thinks "anyone responsible for her loss must be held accountable." "They won't be able to enjoy life in the same way. Halyna was the light in their lives," reports USA Today.

The family members include Hutchins' mother Olga Solovey, an ER nurse in Ukraine, her father Anatoly Androsovyych and sister who is seven years her junior, Svetlana Zemko. They are trapped in the Eastern European country as Russian bombings and assaults continue.

"Halyna Hutchins came to the United States from Ukraine to follow her dream and that dream included making a better life for herself and her entire family," said lawyer John Carpenter.

"When Halyna was taken away by Baldwin and the 'Rust' producers, they delivered a wound that will last forever— a gaping wound that never really heals. The only thing that would make that a little better is justice."

Halyna's sister Svetlana said: "To lose my sister was a horrible experience and one of the biggest losses of my life. Even more devastating is to see the utter suffering of our parents and how their health has sharply declined."

"It is for this reason that I'd like those who are at fault for somebody to carry that responsibility not just someone - but that very someone who is truly responsible. To let this go and let this be unpunished is unallowable," Svetlana said.

According to Carpenter, there is a legal precedent that permits victims' families to seek compensation even if they reside abroad.

The Santa Fe district attorney charged Baldwin last month with two counts of involuntary manslaughter for the incident, which led to Allred's declaration. He might spend up to five years in jail if found guilty.

In February 2022, the Hutchins estate filed the initial wrongful death lawsuit, alleging that Baldwin, 64, "recklessly shot and murdered" the mother of one, reports NY Post.

Additionally, it was revealed that the movie will resume production with Matthew Hutchins on board as an executive producer. The spouse of Hutchins has no involvement in the suit announced Thursday.

Since the Oct. 2021 fatal shooting that also injured director Joel Souza, Baldwin has been the target of two further lawsuits, one from "Rust" gaffer Serge Svetnoy and the other from Maimie Mitchel, who is also represented by Allred.

Hannah Gutierrez-Reed, the armorer for the movie who was in charge of the weapons during production, is charged with the same crimes as Baldwin.

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