The Spring 2020 edition of the Aviation Group's newsletter examines some of the most recent and relevant cases and developments in aviation, including:

  • Are Airplanes like Automobiles? — US Supreme Court to Hear Specific Jurisdiction Cases of Vital Interest to the Aviation and Auto Industries
  • D.C. Circuit Affirms Forum Non Conveniens Dismissal of Multidistrict Claims Arising from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 Disappearance
  • No More Snakes on a Plane: Proposed DOT Rule Would Limit Service Animals to Dogs
  • Minnesota Appellate Court Denies Damages Retrial Despite Admitted Attorney Misconduct
  • Central District of California Decision Reminds us that Sixth Circuit's Decision in Doe v. Etihad Airways Continues to Have Potential Adverse Consequences
  • Northern District of Illinois Holds Passengers Were Not Inconvenienced Such That Montreal Convention Provided Relief
  • The United States Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation Denies Motion to Centralize Four Lawsuits
  • Court Rejects Montreal Convention Claim for Mental Injury Where No Bodily Injury (or Accident)
  • California District Court Declines to Exercise Personal Jurisdiction Over Manufacturer of Fuel Drain Valve but Grants Plaintiffs' Request for Limited Jurisdictional Discovery

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