Frequently asked questions
Q. What does Aviation law include?
A. Aviation law governs the operation of aircraft and the maintenance of aviation facilities. Both federal and state governemnts have enacted statutes and created administration agencies to regulate air traffic.
Q. Where will my case be filed?
A. An aviation law suit, particularily one involving a plane crash, careful consideration should be given on where to file.
Factors to be considered are:
the law and damages caps in a particular state
location of witnesses
background and profiles of prospective jurors
potential to recover the broadest range of damages for individual injuries
Q. What is a Certificate Action?
A. This is a procedure in which the FAA seeks to revoke or suspend a certificate for operational violations of flight rules or for a serious violation related to lack to technical proficiency or qualifications. The process can be complex, and it's important to have appropriate legal representative to insure proper procedural rights.
Q. What is the NTSB?
A. The National Transportation Safety Board is an independent federal agency charged with investigating civil aviation accidents. The NTSB issues safety recommendations and maintains the government's database on civial aviation accidents.