Aviation News

Family Sued Air Midwest for Flight 5481 Crash and Demanded and Received a Public Apology

This is the first official public apology made by a U.S. airline company. Ronald L. M. Goldman was the lead aviation attorney who negotiated the unprecedented apology as part of his clients’ settlement agreement two years after the January 8, 2003 Air Midwest Flight 5481 crash at the Charlotte/Douglas International Airport. [...]

By |2016-10-17T11:55:42-07:00May 6th, 2008|Aviation News, Ronald L. M. Goldman|

Aviation News 2007

2016 | 2015 |  2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 Baggage Ban on Batteries Begins December 28, 2007 Beginning January 1, 2008, passengers will no longer be allowed to pack loose lithium batteries in checked baggage.  Airline passengers are still allowed to check bags with lithium batteries if the batteries are already installed in electronic devices, such as cell phones and laptops.  Passengers [...]

By |2019-01-31T16:41:21-08:00December 31st, 2007|Aviation News|

Aviation Attorney Appearances 2007

2014 | 2013 | 2012| 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 October 31, 2007 NBC News Los Angeles Runway Safety Paul Hedlund July 10, 2007 Fox News Channel Five Killed as Small Plane Crashes into Fla. Homes Ronald Goldman June 15, 2007 Cape Cod Times Cape Air, Nantucket Airlines resume full schedule after engine repairs Ronald [...]

By |2018-08-30T14:26:20-07:00December 31st, 2007|Aviation News|

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|