Litigating the Aviation Case


By Andrew J. Harakas

cover image of Litigating the Aviation Case

Sign up to save your library

With an OverDrive account, you can save your favorite libraries for at-a-glance information about availability. Find out more about OverDrive accounts.

   Not today

Find this title in Libby, the library reading app by OverDrive.

app-store-button-en.svg play-store-badge-en.svg

Search for a digital library with this title

Title found at these libraries:


Aviation law is a constantly evolving area of practice, continuing to change in response to the many challenges facing the industry as a whole. For the practitioner, litigation of these cases is notoriously complex and challenging, requiring extensive expertise with aviation and engineering principles coupled with detailed legal analysis. A long-trusted resource, Litigating the Aviation Case provides current information and strategic guidance on all aspects of aviation An overview and analysis of the current legal issues in aviation litigation by the most prominent names in the aviation legal community, this new edition offers important updates and insights on traditional issues as well as in-depth discussion of the new issues that have arisen recently, many of which are in response to the multijurisdictional nature of aviation. The book's authors examine new legal issues as well as twists on traditional litigation matters, including:

  • Jurisdiction
  • Forum non conveniens
  • Preemption
  • The Montreal Convention
  • Unruly passengers
  • Preservation of evidence
  • Insurance coverage
  • Damages
  • The impact of trade sanctions and Medicare on litigation, and more

This compendium also offers strategic guidance on the full array of aviation litigation issues, including:

  • Locating recognized sub-specialists
  • Maximizing the effectiveness of evidence
  • Presenting effective opening and closing statements
  • Cross-examining witnesses
  • Developing winning trial strategies

Litigating the Aviation Case provides a solid base of knowledge for the aviation novice as well as the seasoned practitioner with updates on existing issues and identification of the new issues facing the aviation litigator to ensure effective advocacy.

Litigating the Aviation Case