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Aviation Happenings – Fall 2019

On September 13, 2019 by Schnader in News

The Fall 2019 edition of the Aviation Group’s newsletter examines some of the most recent and relevant cases and developments in aviation, including:

  • Second Circuit Holds that Federal Aviation Act Field Preempts State Statute Barring Airport from Extending Runway
  • Atlas Pilot Union Cannot Use Work Stoppage as Negotiating Tactic, Says DC Circuit Court of Appeals
  • District Court: Pennsylvania’s Foreign Corporation Registration Statute Unconstitutional
  • Western District of Washington Finds No Specific Personal Jurisdiction Over MDHI in Connection with Helicopter Crash in Washington State
  • Waiver of Personal Jurisdiction Defense Can Undermine Motion to Dismiss for Improper Venue
  • Illinois Appellate Court Grants Summary Judgment to Insurer Based on Insured’s Non-Compliance with Pilot Warranty Endorsement
  • New Mexico Court of Appeals Reverses Trial Court and Holds that the Federal Aviation Administration Authorization Act did not Preempt Plaintiffs’ Negligence Claim
  • Illinois Appeals Court Cites Crash Occurring in Illinois in Finding Personal Jurisdiction Properly Exercised Over Out-of-State Defendant

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