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New Settlements in Travis Barker Jet Crash

3/10/2010 4:27 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

The estate of Travis Barker's good friend, Chris Baker -- who died in the 2008 jet crash -- just settled the wrongful death lawsuit for millions of dollars ... TMZ has learned.

New Settlements in Travis Barker Jet Crash

According to legal docs obtained by TMZ, Clay Lacy Aviation, Goodyear Tire and Rubber, Learjet and the other defendants kicked in a total of $4,375,000 to settle up with Chris' son, 3-year-old Sebastian. Baker's widow, Otilia Villar Baker, also settled for a total of $7,625,000.

Dj Am Crash SiteAccording to the docs, the $4.375 mil for Sebastian will be used to purchase annuities, guaranteed to pay him $17,404,456.40 over the course of his life.

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Andie    

Now Travis can afford a lobotomy.

1665 days ago
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Chenoa    

HOLY COW! I wonder if this had been non celeb related, would it have been that much of a payout? The widows and families of 9/11 didn't even get this much money.

1665 days ago
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marcus    

RIP LIL CHRIS!!

1665 days ago
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Good    

Lil Chris was a great person and the money will never bring him back, im sure sebastian would much rather have his dad than the money

1665 days ago
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Good    

we Miss you Lil Homie you will FOREVER be in our hearts

1665 days ago
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jfp    

Those company's will just pass the cost and expense on to the public which is all of us. So screw that family for cashing in at my expense.

1665 days ago
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RabbleRouser    

Why so much? I can understand suing for loss of expected earnings and support and some money for punitive damages but this seems rather excessive.

1665 days ago
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demis bicycle seat    

7.5 for the wife and 4.3 for jr??? thats whats wrong with the US sorry the guy died but allmost 12 million???? really????

1665 days ago
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Quiet    

So a 3 yr olds father is worth 17 million to the 3 old by the time he becomes an adult.?

1665 days ago
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Caden Canyon    

A dime-a-dozen druggie nobody club DJ, who also happened to be a Jewish jerk. THAT represents the life and death of "DJ AM" Adam Goldberg... or w/e his name was.

1665 days ago
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Susan    

Money is great but I'm sure his dad being with him his whole life would be far more valuable. My husband died when my son was 7 months so I know...

1665 days ago
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jay    

i wonder what the family of the african american bodyguard ended up getting ,,,,i bet his settlement isnt even a quarter of the sum chris's family got

1665 days ago
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AaliyahLovecom    

RIP Lil Chris.
U were a great dude and it was a pleasure knowing you in your short time on this earth.

Now your family will never need a dime but I know his son desperately will miss his father

1665 days ago
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Tamara Cannon    

Whoa! This amount seems extremely high for lawsuit settlements for plane crashes.

1665 days ago
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big lovin    

just typical that the "celebrity's" families milk the situation for cash which is what they did. They already had more money than most of us but nah they still need more to "survive". Totally pathetic and that douche barker can drag his ass lazy durg induced glass eyes into rehab now that he can afford the time away from whatever this guy does.

1665 days ago
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