Emiliano Sala’s household are taking authorized motion in opposition to Cardiff Metropolis, Nantes and a soccer agent following his dying in a airplane crash two years in the past.
In whole, the Sala household have named 13 defendants of their case together with soccer agent Mark McKay, who was engaged on behalf of Nantes within the switch. His father Willie McKay can be named as are the corporate that owned the airplane, its producers and people answerable for its upkeep.
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The striker was killed in a airplane crash in January 2019 after signing for Cardiff from Ligue 1 aspect Nantes. His physique was recovered in February 2019.
David Henderson is about to face trial on Oct. 18., accused of endangering the protection of an plane, in addition to making an attempt to discharge a passenger with out legitimate permission or authorisation.
Forward of a pre-inquest overview into Sala’s dying on Wednesday, lawyer Daniel Machover, of Hickman & Rose Solicitors, mentioned: “The household of Emiliano Sala are asking the coroner to repair the inquest date when she critiques issues, with a date quickly after the trial of David Henderson, which has been fastened for October 18 2021.
“Within the meantime, in an effort to defend their authorized rights and cures arising from Emiliano’s premature dying, the household have commenced civil proceedings within the Excessive Courtroom, however will search settlement to remain these proceedings pending the end result of the inquest.
“That makes it all of the extra necessary for the inquest date to be fastened, so everybody can plan accordingly.
“Most significantly, the household know that the inquest will present the solutions to the very many questions they’ve about what went fallacious in January 2019 and why Emiliano’s life was minimize brief.”
In September 2019, FIFA ordered Cardiff to pay a switch price of £5.3 million (€6m) to Nantes for Sala.