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Aviation Happenings- Winter 2016-2017

On December 2, 2016 by Schnader

Part 1 of 2 of the winter edition of the Aviation Group’s newsletter examines some of the most recent and relevant cases and developments in aviation law, including:

  • Court Dismisses State Law Negligence Claim Against Carrier as Preempted by Montreal Convention
  • Update on AVCO v. Sikkelee and Preemption Under the Federal Aviation Act
  • California Court Expands Specific Personal Jurisdiction
  • Specific Jurisdiction Found Over Out-of-State Defendants Based on Many Individually Insignificant Contacts
  • District Court Finds Registering to do Business Sufficient to Support Personal Jurisdiction
  • Accident That Occurs While Flying Does Not Create Personal Jurisdiction in New York
  • Don’t Believe the Hype – Part 107 Doesn’t Make Drone Operations Easy for Everyone
  • Helicopter Lessor Invokes Federal Preemption to Escape Liability for State Law Claims

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