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Aviation Happenings – Summer 2019

On July 4, 2019 by Schnader in Aviation

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

  • Washington Court of Appeals Reverses Dismissal of Design Defect Claim and Remands for Further Trial
  • Kentucky Court of Appeals Grants Bell Helicopter New Trial Based on Trial Court’s Erroneous Rulings on Admissibility of Evidence
  • Federal Court Rejects Plaintiff’s Novel “Nerve Center” Argument in Unsuccessful Bid to Remand Case to State Court
  • Montreal Convention Action Dismissed by District Court for the Southern District of New York on Forum Non Conveniens Grounds
  • Supreme Court’s Latest Conflict Preemption Case May Provide Aviation Manufacturer Defendants with another Argument against State Law Products Claims
  • Southern District of California Holds that Assault of Airline Employee is not a Safety Threat in Federal Aviation Act Preemption Analysis
  • District Court Rules Turkish Airlines’ Nationwide Website Does not Subject it to General Personal Jurisdiction in Nevada
  • Delaware Court Holds that Economic Loss Doctrine Applies to Claim for Damage to Property Itself Even Where Incident also Resulted in Personal Injury or Property Damage to Third-Parties
  • Second Circuit Joins the Third Circuit in Approving the Practice of “Snap Removals”
  • Florida Supreme Court Reverses Course and Adopts the Federal Court Daubert Standard for the Admissibility of Expert Testimony in State Court

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