Cirrus Asks To Ground Insurers' Suit Over Plane Crash

Law360, New York (January 5, 2010, 2:24 PM EST) -- Airplane maker Cirrus Design Corp. has asked a judge to throw out a product liability suit brought by two insurers seeking to recover more than $11 million they paid out after the plane crash that claimed the lives of New York Yankees pitcher Cory Lidle and a flight instructor.

Cirrus, which made the 2002 SR-20 aircraft that crashed into the Belaire Condominiums on New York's East 72nd Street in October 2006, moved to dismiss the suit, filed by American Guarantee and Liability Insurance Co. and Fireman's...
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