Originally Posted by dougdirt
Except now they aren't suing the pilots, they are suing those with no direct involvement at all in the situation other than they happened to be related to the pilot. Its a bad situation, no question, but I think its just morally wrong to pursue a lawsuit going after the pilots estate. The pilots may have been at fault, but they paid for their mistakes with their own lives.
If a drunk smashes into your car and kills you both, is your family in the wrong if they sue the drunk driver's estate? I think it would be morally wrong for your family to have no recourse.