Lawsuit: Plane Crash Trauma Led to DJ AM's Overdose

11/13/2009 at 06:30 PM EST

Lawsuit: Plane Crash Trauma Led to DJ AM's Overdose
DJ AM
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DJ AM's mother is picking up where her son left off in his legal fight against Learjet.



Andrea Gross has amended his $20 million lawsuit against the plane manufacturer, the pilots' estates and others by adding a wrongful death claim, Los Angeles court papers show.



 "The crash ultimately caused Adam Goldstein's death at a later date," the papers state.


 Friends and associates of the musician have widely blamed his trauma from the September 2008 plane crash as leading to his fatal relapse in August.





 A trial is set for March 2. A number of opposing lawsuits have been filed in the case.



 Learjet has previously denied all responsibility for the crash.

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