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Aviation Happenings- Summer 2016

On June 7, 2016 by Schnader

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

  • Pilots not Subject to Personal Jurisdiction in Virginia Despite Causing Damage in Virginia Airspace
  • Registration to Do Business Is Not Consent to Personal Jurisdiction in Delaware
  • Third Circuit Grapples with Issue of Whether Federal Aviation Act Preempts Design Defect Claims Based on State Law Standards of Care
  • Comments Are in for FAA’s Proposal to Amend Small Aircraft Certification Standards
  • Federal Agency Publishes Best Practices for Drone Privacy
  • Removal Based on Federal Issues Raised by Motion To Compel Pre-Crash FAA Records Deemed Proper
  • Federal Courts Continue Scrutiny of Removals from State Courts
  • Seat Downgrade No Accident under Montreal Convention
  • Federal Court Dismisses all but Contract Claims Arising out of Alleged Bribery Scheme
  • US Airways Not Liable for Delay Under ‘All Reasonable Measures’ Defense

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