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Preemption in Aviation Cases

The Third Circuit Finds No Implied Field Preemption Of Aircraft Product Defect Claims in Sikkelee v. Precision Airmotive Corporation — A Case Handled By Katzman Lampert & Stoll On April 19, 2016, the Third Circuit found that aviation manufacturers are not immune...

US Air 427 Crash Near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

On September 8, 1994, USAir 427 crashed near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in a strikingly similar accident scenario as the air disaster of United Airlines Flight 585 just 3 years earlier in Colorado Springs, Colorado. (See United Airlines Flight 585 near Colorado Springs,...

United Airlines Flight 232 In Sioux City, Iowa

United Airlines Flight 232 constituted one of the largest mass disasters in aviation history after a DC-10 aircraft flipped over and crashed in a corn field near Sioux City, Iowa. That day only 112 people survived the airline crash out of the 296 people aboard....