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Aviation Happenings: Fall 2021

On September 20, 2021 by Schnader in Aviation

The Fall 2021 edition of the Aviation Group’s newsletter examines some of the most recent and relevant cases and developments in aviation, including:

  • Eleventh Circuit Finds Montreal Convention Claims Based on Injury Treated in Germany Should be Heard in Germany, Affirming Forum Non Conveniens Dismissal
  • Fourth Circuit Changes Course: Directs Preliminary Injunction to Prohibit Baltimore Police Department’s Access to Aircraft-Based Surveillance Program Data
  • Seventh Circuit Finds Collective Bargaining Agreement Arbitration Clause Not ‘Sufficiently Specific’
  • Pennsylvania Supreme Court Continues Its Assault on Businesses With Adoption of Enterprise Liability
  • New York State Appellate Court Rejects Claims Arising from Allegedly Pre-Planned Diversion of Flight
  • Southern District of New York Finds No Personal Jurisdiction Over Foreign Airline for Injuries Sustained on a Connecting Flight for Round-Trip Travel to New York
  • Alaska Federal Court Excludes Evidence of Not “Substantially Similar” Events to Prove Negligence or Design Defect
  • District of Utah Substitutes Husband for Deceased Wife in Lawsuit Against American Airlines Under Utah’s “Revival” Statute, Rejecting the Airline’s Contention that All Tort Claims Were Extinguished Upon Her Death
  • Unwanted Touching Does Not a Montreal Convention “Bodily Injury” Make
  • Leading Airline Advocacy Group Urges FAA to Take Greater Action to Curb Unruly Passenger Behavior

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