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Aviation Happenings – Winter 2019

On December 16, 2019 by Schnader in News

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

  • The Ninth Circuit Upholds Dismissal of Marine Helicopter Crash Suit Based on the Government Contractor Defense
  • Third Circuit Interprets Tort Claims Act to Permit Suit Against TSA Agents in Their Individual Capacities
  • In a Split Decision, Ninth Circuit Rejects FAA Delegation to a Helicopter Manufacturer as the Basis for Removal to Federal Court
  • Eleventh Circuit Holds Plaintiff Lacked Standing in Lawsuit Alleging that the TSA’s Policies Regarding the Use of Advanced Imaging Technology Screeners Were Unconstitutional
  • SDNY: The ADA Preempts Removed Passenger’s Tort Claims
  • Connecticut District Court Grants Summary Judgment to JetBlue Airways Corp. Finding No Assurance of Special Seating Arrangements in its Standard Contract-of-Carriage
  • Southern District of Alabama Reminds Aviation Insurers of the Precarious Issues they Face When Deciding How to Handle Coverage Issues Arising out of a Crash
  • Minnesota Supreme Court Reverses Complete Exclusion of Expert’s Opinions
  • Heavy Lifting Down Under — Armstrong v. Hawaiian Airlines, Inc.
  • Montreal Convention Limits to Increase for First Time in 11 Years

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