Families sue helicopter company in deadly Kobe Bryant crash

In this Feb. 10, 2020 file photo, flowers and photos honor members of the Altobelli family outside Angel Stadium in Anaheim, Calif. Coach John Altobelli, 56, far right, his wife, Keri, 43, second from left, and his daughter Alyssa, 13, left, died in a helicopter crash on Jan. 26 in Calabasas. Family members of four of the people killed in a helicopter crash with Bryant and his daughter are suing the companies that owned and operated the aircraft. The wrongful death lawsuits were filed electronically Sunday, April 19, 2020 in Los Angeles Superior Court on behalf of three members of one family and a woman who helped coach Bryant's daughter in basketball. One suit was filed by two children of Orange Coast College baseball coach John Altobelli,his wife and daughter, who played basketball with Gianna. Another suit was filed by the husband and three children of Christina Mauser, who helped Bryant coach the girls' basketball team. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)

LOS ANGELES — Family members of four passengers killed in a helicopter crash with Kobe Bryant and his daughter have joined the NBA star’s widow in filing wrongful death lawsuits against the companies that owned and operated the aircraft.