Update on Products Liability Cases and a Case Study on Major Accident Litigation: Plaintiff and Defendant Strategies

October 18, 2019 at 11:00am12:30pm
McGill Institute and Centre of Air and Space Law
Plaza Centre-Ville (EVO Building)

777 Boulevard Robert-Bourassa

Montreal, Canada H3C 3Z7

· Assessing the Lion Air and Ethiopian Airlines airplane accidents

· Suits in the Northern District of Illinois; forum non conveniens

· Government/CAA liability?

· Crisis management

· Effect of social media on regulatory oversight/certification

· International reciprocity of certification

· Solicitation of families –“code of conduct” issues

· Use of delegated authority and the FTCA defence

· Aircraft engines and component parts

· Military accidents, state aircraft issues

· European perspectives (including state aircraft issues)