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Cessna 421B Accident at Palwaukee Municipal Airport, Wheeling, Illinois

Waugh v. Morgan Stanley & Co., 2012 IL App (1st) 102653, 966 N.E.2d 540 (Ill. App. Ct. 1st Dist. 2012).

Represented aircraft operator in litigation arising out of crash of Cessna 421B airplane at Palwaukee Municipal Airport, Wheeling, Illinois. Represented aircraft operator in issue of first impression in the State of Illinois concerning the scope of the educational malpractice doctrine in aviation cases.

Class Action Related to Alleged Failure to Provide Adequate Legroom on Aircraft

O'Callaghan v. AMR Corp., 2005 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 12889 (N.D. Ill. June 8, 2005).

Represented airline in proposed class action arising out of alleged failure to provide passenger with sufficient legroom on aircraft.

Piper Aerostar 601 and Bell 412 Helicopter Mid-Air Collision (Senator Henry John Heinz III Accident)Represented operator in litigation arising from 1991 mid-air collision between Piper Aerostar and Bell 412 helicopter in Merion, Pennsylvania.

Insurance Coverage Action Related to Crash of Airplane Into House

Avemco Ins. Co. v. Coupe, Nos. 99-1549, 99-1590, 2000 U.S. App. LEXIS 25470 (6th Cir. Oct. 3, 2000).

Obtained summary judgment on behalf of aviation insurer in a coverage action related to crash of airplane into house. Prevailed on plaintiffs' appeal to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.

Cessna T-210 Mishap off of Dana Point, California

Represented autopilot manufacturer in litigation involving wrongful death claims arising from 2005 crash of Cessna T-210 airplane into Pacific Ocean off of Dana Point, California.