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Appeals Court Vindicates Victims’ Choice – Decides Southwest Airlines Chicago Midway Crash Should Be Heard in State Court

Chicago, Illinois, April 27, 2007 - - The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that the lead plaintiffs in the Southwest Airlines Chicago Midway crash-landing shall be heard in state court. Read the appeal Lead plaintiffs, Mariko Bennett and Stanley Penn filed suit on December 20, 2005 in Illinois state court in Chicago [...]

By |2016-10-17T11:55:52-07:00April 27th, 2007|Aviation News, Ronald L. M. Goldman|

Aviation Attorney Appearances 2006

2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 October 11, 2006 KTSA CBS Radio San Antonio, Texas [NY Yankee] Small Plane Crashes into New York Apt. Building John Greaves September 18, 2006 National Law Journal TWA Crash Records to be Viewed Ronald Goldman September 3, 2006 Lexington Herald Leader Regional Pilots Feel Intense [...]

By |2018-08-30T14:26:12-07:00December 31st, 2006|Aviation News|

Gol Airlines Boeing 737-800 Crash in the Amazon Jungle of Brazil

On September 29, 2006, Brazil experienced its worst air disaster to date when Gol Linhas Aereas Inteligentes Flight 1907, carrying 149 passengers and six crew members, crashed nose first into the dense Amazon rain forest of Mato Grosso state after a midair collision with a private Embraer Legacy 600 business [...]

By |2016-12-02T19:00:13-08:00September 30th, 2006|Aviation News|

Another Level of Justice: The Public Apology

The Editor of the Aviation Law Section's Newsletter for the Association of Trial Lawyers of America wrote concerning our Public Apology article: Paul Hedlund and Ronald L. M. Goldman have contributed one of the more interesting articles we have published this year, addressing something beyond monetary compensation: Contrition. I cannot name [...]

By |2017-08-01T09:29:04-07:00April 30th, 2006|Aviation News, Paul J. Hedlund, Ronald L. M. Goldman|

Aviation Attorney Appearances 2005

2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004  December 21, 2005 Ft. Worth Star Telegram Southwest, Boeing sued in skid crash Ron Goldman December 21, 2005 Baltimore Sun 2 in Md. sue airline for Chicago mishap Ron Goldman December 21, 2005 CBS Maryland Marylanders Sue after Chicago Plane Crash Ron Goldman December 20, 2005 Bloomberg [...]

By |2018-08-30T14:25:59-07:00December 31st, 2005|Aviation News|

Southwest Passengers File Lawsuits against Southwest, Boeing and the City of Chicago for the Midway Airport Crash in Chicago

Chicago, December 20, 2005 - - Two passengers filed lawsuits today in the Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois against Southwest Airlines, Boeing, and the City of Chicago, for negligence, conscious disregard for safety and strict liability for causing the December 8, 2005 Southwest Airlines Flight 1248 to run off [...]

By |2016-10-17T11:56:14-07:00December 20th, 2005|Aviation News, Ronald L. M. Goldman, J. Clark Aristei|

Companies Accept Responsibility and Publicly Apologize to the Families of the January 8, 2003 Air Midwest Flight 5481 Crash in Charlotte, North Carolina

Christiana Grace Shepherd Charlotte, North Carolina, May 6, 2005 - - The last family to settle a wrongful death claim stemming from the Air Midwest crash of January 8, 2003 at the Charlotte-Douglas International Airport demanded as part of their settlement terms that those responsible for the crash [...]

Aviation Attorney Appearances 2004

November 18, 2004 KNX 1070 News Radio, Los Angeles Airline Safety and FAA Oversight Paul J. Hedlund November 5, 2004 KNBC TV News Los Angeles Near Miss at LAX between Asiana Airlines and Southwest Airlines Ronald L. M. Goldman September 11, 2004 Cape Cod Times Colgan crash prompts maintenance changes [...]

By |2018-08-30T14:25:46-07:00December 31st, 2004|Aviation News|

Supreme Court of California Denies Bell Helicopter’s Petition to Review Appellate Decision in Favor of Three Paramedics Killed in 1998 Los Angeles Helicopter Crash

Los Angeles, September 11, 2003 - - The Supreme Court of California yesterday denied Bell Helicopter’s Petition for Review of the appellate decision of June 13, 2003, in favor of the widows of the three paramedics killed in the 1998 Bell helicopter crash in Griffith Park, Los Angeles. The helicopter was [...]

By |2016-10-17T11:56:26-07:00September 11th, 2003|Aviation News|