Casey Johnson

Will Casey Johnson's Estate Enjoy a Tax Loophole?

Casey Johnson, found dead Jan. 4 at age 30, and Ruth Lilly, who died Dec. 31 at age 94, were both heirs to huge family fortunes -- and both died right around the moment when a U.S. tax loophole took effect, with the potential to cost billions in revenue and to drive estate-planning lawyers crazy.

Casey Johnson, Dead at 30, Enjoyed Family Wealth but Chose Fame

For Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) heiress Casey Johnson, 30, the battle between a desire for media attention and her family's struggle for privacy translated into a painful choice between wealth and fame. On Monday, the struggle ended sadly: Johnson found dead of undetermined causes in her Los Angeles home.