Category Archives: Aviation Law

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How to Negotiate Pain and Suffering in a Car Accident Claim

When negotiating a car accident claim, you should be prepared and confident. When it comes to pain and suffering damages, the negotiations tend to be even tougher. You need to convince the adjuster to compensate you adequately for pain and suffering. There are no laws that compel an adjuster to pay for pain and suffering, […].. To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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Chicago Dockless Bikes & Electric Scooters – What You Need To Know

Have you noticed those brightly colored bikes and scooters on Chicago streets lately? Chances are, you’ve encountered one of those “dockless” vehicles – bicycles and scooters that can be rented without the need for docking stations. Equipped with digital locking mechanisms, these two-wheelers can be unlocked with a paid smartphone app and then digitally locked […].. To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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Monsanto to Pay $289.2 Million in Landmark Roundup Lawsuit Verdict

Share This Item August 10, 2018 San Francisco, California – – A San Francisco jury returned a verdict today in the case of a former groundskeeper with terminal cancer against Monsanto Company, ordering the agrochemical giant to pay $39.2 million in compensatory damages and $250 million in punitive damages for failing to warn consumers that exposure to Roundup weed killer causes cancer. Dewayne “Lee” Johnson filed the lawsuit (case no. CGC-16-550128) against St. Louis-based Monsanto Co. on Jan. 28, 2016, alleging exposure to the Roundup herbicide he sprayed while working as a groundskeeper for the Benicia Unified School District caused him to develop non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL). On June 18, 2018, his case was assigned to Judge Suzanne Ramos Bolanos for the Superior Court of San Francisco, California. Johnson’s case was the first of its kind to proceed to trial due to his terminal diagnosis. After 8 weeks of trial proceedings,….. To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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Some Things Do Not Change: Aviation Groups Object to Protecting Public Health Through Enforceable Noise Standards

Some things never change. The airport and airline groups lobbying Congress that a new, beautiful, noise-free future is “just around the corner” so there is no need for enforceable noise standards. http://bit.ly/2MuInpd In 1972 during the Senate debate on the Noise Control Act, objections were raised to the Act that the “engine manufacturers are coming out with new, less noisy models” and soon aviation noise would be a distant memory. We just have to be patient and trust the engine manufacturers, the airlines and the FAA. It is now 2018 and we are still waiting for that noise-free future, and the aviation groups are still promising that it is just around corner. Sen. John Tunney saw through that argument and pushed hard for the Noise Control Act. In the last debate before the passage of the Act he stated: The key element in this proposal is protection of the public health and welfare. The key element is not, as some may believe,….. To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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A PMA Haiku

In honor of the recent CFM-IATA settlement (which removes CFM's direct and indirect restrictions on the use of PMA parts and DER repairs in CFM engines), here is a PMA Haiku Continue reading →.. To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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