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Aviation Happenings: Spring 2022

On March 23, 2022 by Schnader in Aviation

The Spring 2022 edition of the Aviation Group’s newsletter examines some of the most recent and relevant cases and developments in aviation, including:

  • Second Circuit Finds Montreal Convention’s Preemptive Effect Extends to Claims Arising Under State Law
  • Registration to Do Business in New Mexico is Not Automatic Consent to General Personal Jurisdiction
  • Plaintiffs Try to Find Loopholes in Landmark Mallory Decision
  • Texas Supreme Court Clarifies Scope of Political Question Doctrine for Military Contractors
  • Florida Court of Appeals Reverses Denial of Helicopter Manufacturer’s Motion to Dismiss, in Suit Asserting Strict Liability and Negligence Claims, Due to Lack of Personal Jurisdiction
  • Central District of California Finds Federal Standards Preempt State Law Negligence-Based Claims Arising From In-Flight Fuel Dump
  • A Single Engine Certificate in the Hand is Not Worth Two in the Insurance Policy
  • Illinois Federal Court First to Follow Sixth Circuit’s Opinion in Doe v. Etihad, Holding That Emotional Injuries Need Only Be Accompanied by Bodily Injury
  • Federal Law Preempts State Common Law Claims Against Former Owner of Airliner Involved in Multi-Fatality Accident in Cuba
  • Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas Dismisses Action Against Foreign Corporation for Lack of Personal Jurisdiction Based on SCOTUS’ Ford Decision
  • The National Transportation Safety Board Seeks to Codify Role as Lead Investigator of Commercial Space Accidents

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