Back in 1987, Matthew Broderick accidentally drove his renal BMW head-on into a Volvo while he was on vacation in Ireland with his girlfriend at the time, Jennifer Grey. The passengers were a mother and daughter. Both of them died. Broderick had a broken leg. After his hospital visit, he claimed in absentia. As a result, he avoided any liabilities involving negligence.
(#6) Robert Black, You Little Rascal!
Former 'Little Rascal' star Robert Blake was accused of murdering his wife in 2002. He was acquitted for the first-degree murder charge, but in 2005 he was found guilty in a civil suit.