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California State Tort Law Is Not Pre-Empted By Federal Aviation Regulations, U.S. District Court in California Holds

For the third time in just over a month, a court has ruled on whether state law is pre-empted by federal law concerning aviation.  This time, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California held in two separate … 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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