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Aviation Happenings: Spring 2020

On March 19, 2020 by Schnader in Aviation

The Spring 2020 edition of the Aviation Group’s newsletter examines some of the most recent and relevant cases and developments in aviation, including:

  • Are Airplanes like Automobiles? — US Supreme Court to Hear Specific Jurisdiction Cases of Vital Interest to the Aviation and Auto Industries
  • D.C. Circuit Affirms Forum Non Conveniens Dismissal of Multidistrict Claims Arising from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 Disappearance
  • No More Snakes on a Plane: Proposed DOT Rule Would Limit Service Animals to Dogs
  • Minnesota Appellate Court Denies Damages Retrial Despite Admitted Attorney Misconduct
  • Central District of California Decision Reminds us that Sixth Circuit’s Decision in Doe v. Etihad Airways Continues to Have Potential Adverse Consequences
  • Northern District of Illinois Holds Passengers Were Not Inconvenienced Such That Montreal Convention Provided Relief
  • The United States Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation Denies Motion to Centralize Four Lawsuits
  • Court Rejects Montreal Convention Claim for Mental Injury Where No Bodily Injury (or Accident)
  • California District Court Declines to Exercise Personal Jurisdiction Over Manufacturer of Fuel Drain Valve but Grants Plaintiffs’ Request for Limited Jurisdictional Discovery

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