Jenni Rivera
Fans of Mexican-US singer Jenni Rivera walk during a procession to the Basilica of Guadalupe in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon state, Mexico on December 11, 2012. The wreckage of a plane carrying Rivera was found in northern Mexico and there were no survivors, officials said. The Lear Jet was flying from Monterrey to Toluca, and was carrying six other people besides the singer, said Iturbide's Mayor Antonio Gonzalez. Julio Cesar Aguilar/AFP/Getty Images

Four years after the plane crash that caused the death of Jenni Rivera and six others, justice might finally be served to the families affected by the tragedy. The good news was revealed by Vance Owen, lawyer who is handling the case against Starwood Management, in an exclusive for Univision's "El Gordo y La Flaca."

"We are asking the judge to grant $30 million to each of the claimants, that's a total of $210 million," said Owen on the show after spending several hours at a hearing in California. "On top of that amount there are interests that can be added," he said to co-hosts Lili Estefan and Raul de Molina, adding that the extra money could range anywhere from $70 to $90 million more.

In 2013, the Rivera family and relatives of the other passengers killed in the plane crash in 2012 filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Starwood Management, the company that owns the luxury jet that crashed and killed Rivera and her crew.

On December 9, 2012 at approximately 4:00 a.m., the Learjet 25 N345MC lost contact with air traffic control near Iturbide, Nuevo León, Mexico. The plane was en route from Monterrey, Nuevo León to Toluca for an appearance by Rivera on "La Voz Mexico." Every passenger on board, including Rivera, her attorney, hairstylist, publicist, makeup artist, and two pilots, were presumed dead by Mexican authorities when the wreckage was found later that day.

Two years after the deadly plane crash, Mexican authorities closed the investigation, stating that "the results of the plane crash have come back inconclusive and that they are unable to determine the exact cause of the crash." Lawsuits involving the owners of the plane, Rivera's estate, and family members of those on board with Rivera were filed in state and federal courts.

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