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Aviation Happenings – Winter 2014

On January 1, 2014 by Schnader

The winter edition of the Aviation Group newsletter takes a look at some of the most recent and relevant cases and developments in aviation law, including:

  • Court Holds that Seating a Passenger Behind an IFE Box Does Not Constitute Montreal Convention “Accident”
  • EU 261 Not Enforceable in United States Courts
  • Manufacturer’s Warranty Disclaimer and Limitations Bar Claims for Helicopter Crash
  • Speculative Startle Theory of Causation of Crash Deemed Insufficient
  • Federal Aviation Administration Considering New UAS Registration Requirements
  • Seventh Circuit Holds Asiana 214 Case Removable under Admiralty Jurisdiction
  • Courts Find Ticket Sale Insufficient to Establish Personal Jurisdiction
  • Personal Jurisdiction Issues Continue to be an Early Focus in Aviation Litigation in the U.S.
  • FAA Preempts Claims for Injuries Caused by Fall of Carry-on Bag
  • Fifth Circuit Enforces Forum Selection Clause Applicable to One of Multiple Defendants
  • Third Circuit Considers Boundaries of Preemption under Federal Aviation Act
  • Federal Appeals Court Affirms Non-Reviewability of National Transportation Safety Board Reports
  • EU PNR Directive Coming Soon; Burdens on Carries No Doubt to Follow

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