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New York State Tort Claims Pre-Empted By Airline Deregulation Act, U.S. District Court In New York Concludes

The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York in¬†Moffit v. JetBlue Airways Corp. that the Federal Aviation Act, as amended by Airline Deregulation Act, pre-empted the plaintiffs’ state tort claims for being stranded on an airplane for … Continue reading

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California Appellate Court Decides that State Tort Law Is not Pre-Empted by Non-Mandatory Federal Standards

The Court of Appeal of California, Second District decided on Tuesday, March 20, 2012, that state tort law is not pre-empted by non-mandatory federal standards.¬† In deciding the case of Sierra Pacific Holdings, Inc. v. The County of Ventura, No.B232307 … Continue reading

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