General Motors recall prompts Miami resident to file lawsuit

Posted on November 19, 2019

by John Pacenti   Florida has jumped into the fray of lawsuits filed against General Motors Corp. for recalls of 2.6 million vehicles with potentially faulty ignition switches blamed for crashes and at least 13 deaths throughout the country. Podhurst Orseck of Miami and Higer, Lichter & Givner of Aventura filed the class action […]

CNN: Investigators spread blame in Lion Air crash, but mostly fault Boeing and FAA

Posted on October 25, 2019

By Oren Liebermann, CNN Updated 11:33 PM ET, Friday, October 25, 2019   (CNN) The improper design and certification of the Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft, coupled with an overwhelmed flight crew battling a malfunctioning system they could not properly identify, led to the crash of Lion Air Flight 610 in October, according to a […]

Washington Post: Lion Air crash investigation faults Boeing 737 Max design and oversight

Posted on October 23, 2019

By Sherisse Pham, CNN Business Updated 9:40 AM ET, Wed October 23, 2019   Hong Kong (CNN Business) The families of victims in last year’s Lion Air crash have been told by Indonesian investigators that poor regulatory oversight and the design of Boeing’s 737 Max contributed to the fatal disaster. Investigators on Wednesday provided victims’ relatives with a summary […]

Law360: Longtime plane crash atty takes lead in Ethiopian Air suit

Posted on September 17, 2019

By Lauraann Wood Law360 (September 17, 2019, 10:16 PM EDT) — An Illinois attorney who has represented victims of most major commercial airline crashes in the last 40 years was appointed Tuesday to lead a consolidated lawsuit seeking to hold the Boeing Co. liable for the Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 crash. Attorney Robert A. Clifford of Clifford Law Offices will take […]

Daily Business Review: Podhurst Orseck’s Marks, other lawyers to lead Ethiopian Airlines crash cases against Boeing

Posted on September 17, 2019

Steven Marks will help lead the plaintiffs executive committee handling nearly 100 cases filed over the Ethiopian Airlines crash that led Boeing to ground its 737 Max 8 jet. By Amanda Bronstad | September 17, 2019 Podhurst Orseck’s Steven Marks and two other attorneys with extensive experience in airline crash lawsuits will lead nearly 100 cases filed over […]

Business Insider: The 737 Max has ‘no value’ after 2 deadly crashes as passengers no longer trust the plane, the lawyer for an aviation firm suing Boeing says

Posted on August 31, 2019

By: Sinéad Baker Aug. 31, 2019, 5:07 AM A lawyer representing an aircraft leasing company suing Boeing says the 737 Max no longer has any “no value” after two deadly crashes undermined customer confidence in the plane. Avia Capital Services, an aircraft leasing company, is suing Boeing, claiming that it intentionally misled customers and regulators […]

Law360: Leasing Co.’s $115M suit aims to ax Boeing 737 Max order

Posted on August 27, 2019

Law360 (August 27, 2019, 4:37 PM EDT) — Boeing has been hit with a $115 million lawsuit alleging it misrepresented the safety of its 737 Max jets to aircraft leasing companies that were duped into inking multimillion-dollar contracts with the American aerospace giant, according to an Illinois state court lawsuit filed Monday. Avia Capital Services LLC, a […]

The Irish Times: Russian company first customer to sue Boeing over 737 Max

Posted on August 27, 2019

Avia Capital Services claims crashes due to ‘negligent actions’ of manufacturer Tue, Aug 27, 2019, 14:25 A Russian aircraft leasing company is suing Boeing for breach of contract in connection with its grounded 737 Max in what is the first lawsuit brought against the US manufacturer by a customer over the safety crisis. Avia Capital Services, a […]

CNN: Russian company first Boeing customer to sue over 737 Max planes

Posted on August 27, 2019

Avia agreed years ago to buy 35 By: Rob McLean, CNN Business Posted: Aug 27, 2019 12:42 PM CDT (CNN) – A Russian company that leases aircraft is suing Boeing over the plane maker’s grounded 737 Max 8 jets. It is the first Boeing customer to sue over the grounding. Avia, which agreed several years ago to […]

US News: Russian firm sues Boeing over Max jet, open to settlement

Posted on August 27, 2019

Associated Press • August 27, 2019 MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian aircraft leasing company says it has filed a lawsuit against Boeing over an order of 35 Boeing 737 Max jets, but that it’s open to a settlement. Avia Capital Services told the state-owned Tass news agency Tuesday that it has brought the lawsuit against […]