Lawyers quickly can become involved in defending against alleged violations of FAA vertical separation minimum airspace requirements, so they need a working knowledge of the requirements.
Courts Buckle Down on Airline Liability for Turbulence
It is unlikely that a Texas court following the law would allow a claim solely for a passenger’s emotional distress during a turbulent flight.
Ancient Sea Codes Survive in Maintenance and Cure Decisions
Even though seamen have a negligence cause of action against their employer under the Jones Act, they are still afforded no-fault workers compensation-like remedy. Recently, the U.S. Supreme Court, the Texas Supreme Court and the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals have issued significant opinions addressing this ancient seaman’s right.