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Little Drones, Big Insurance Exposure: Drones Shut Down Gatwick Airport

Gatwick airport has been shut down since Wednesday night UK time due to the presence of multiple drones around the perimeter of the runway. A drone was first spotted Wednesday evening in the vicinity of Gatwick’s runway. After being briefly … Continue reading

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Using Drones For Insurance Claims

The use of drones for evaluating insurance claims has become normal. The Claims Journal published an article on July 19, 2018, titled, Insurers’ Drone Use Picks Up After 2017 Hurricane Season. The article says that Insurers’ use of drones to … Continue reading

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Appellate Court Affirms FAA Control Over Recreational Drones

On July 6, 2018, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit (“D.C. Circuit”) conclusively rejected a comprehensive challenge to the authority of the Federal Aviation Administration (“FAA”) to promulgate regulations governing that subset of unmanned … Continue reading

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Government Preparing to Intercept Drones

The Trump administration is introducing legislation that would allow the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Justice to intercept drones that pose a threat “to the safety or security of a covered facility or asset.”  The legislation is … Continue reading

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Autonomous Drones: Rise of the Machines

This weekend I was fortunate enough to attend the New York City Drone Film Festival in Tribeca and appear on a panel with some of my Fox colleagues about legal issues in the drone world.  I also watched the panel … Continue reading

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