Family Of Ex-Yankee Blames Cirrus For Plane Crash

Law360, New York (April 27, 2011, 6:00 PM EDT) -- A lawyer for the family of former New York Yankees pitcher Cory Lidle told jurors Wednesday in a wrongful death trial against Cirrus Design Corp. that a defect caused the 2006 plane crash that killed the ballplayer and his friend.

Todd E. Macaluso, an attorney representing the families of Lidle and his friend Tyler Stanger, said a key component in the Cirrus SR20's flight control system jammed, sending the plane spinning out of control and into the side of an apartment building in the Upper East...
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Case Information

Case Title

Lidle et al v. Cirrus Design Corporation

Case Number



New York Southern

Nature of Suit

Airplane Product Liability


Barbara S. Jones

Date Filed

February 6, 2008

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