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Civil Procedure Keyed to Rowe
Luyster v. Textron, Inc.
Citation:266 F.R.D. 54 (S.D.N.Y. 2010)
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Luyster (Plaintiff) was the executor of the estate of two people who died in a small-airplane crash. Lyster sued Textron (Defendant) and other companies involved in the design of the airplane. One of the other defendants brought a third-party complaint seeking contribution from the United States government, and filed a cross-claim against the government, alleging that it was negligent in providing air-traffic control services to the pilot. The government filed a motion to dismiss the cross-claim.
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