DJ AM files lawsuit following deadly plane crash

Adam Goldstein sues pilots' estates

Adam ‘DJ AM’ Goldstein has filed a lawsuit against companies and the pilots he alleges were involved in the deadly September plane crash that claimed the lives of everyone on board except Goldstein and Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker.

Goldstein filed his complaint for negligence and breach of contract Tuesday (December 23) in Los Angeles Superior Court, reports the Associated Press. In the suit he names several companies and the estates of the two pilots, who both died in the crash.

The suit reportedly does not specify the amount he hopes to receive for damages including pain and suffering, medical expenses and loss of wages. It does, however, seek a trial by jury.


The cause of the South Carolina crash has not yet been determined, but it is suspected that a faulty tire may have played a role in the crash. The lawsuit names Goodyear Tire And Rubber Co, which responded that it was premature to speculate on what role tires may have played.

Barker has also filed lawsuits on behalf of the families of his bodyguard and assistant, who were killed in the crash.

The duo are set to perform their first show together since the crash on New Year’s Eve (December 31) in Los Angeles under the moniker TRVSDJAM, as previously reported.

–By our Los Angeles staff.

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