No New Trial Over Yankees Pitcher's Fatal Crash: Judge

Law360, New York (November 7, 2011, 8:57 PM EST) -- A New York federal judge on Monday denied a bid for a new trial in a product liability dispute over a plane crash that killed New York Yankees pitcher Cory Lidle and co-pilot Tyler Stanger, saying the court had not excluded relevant evidence that may have showed the plane was defective.

U.S. District Judge Barbara S. Jones affirmed a May jury verdict in favor of aircraft manufacturer Cirrus Design Corp. which found that the Cirrus SR20 model, which the two pilots had crashed against a residential...
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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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