What is GARA and how does it relate to aviation accidents?

GARA, the General Aviation Revitalization Act of 1994, is a ‘statute of repose.’ The purpose of GARA was to establish time constraints in which civil actions must be brought against an airline company or aircraft manufacturer who supplied a component part for an aircraft. GARA applies to aircrafts that were involved in an accident that resulted in damages to property or injuries to human passengers.

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Aviation Law: 101

Aviation law is that body of law that deals with accidents arising out of airplane crashes. There are different types of airplanes, and when it comes to legal issues, they’re basically divided into commercial flights versus private flights.

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Aviation Accidents Lawsuits: What You Should Know

Aviation accident lawsuits can more complicated than other types of accident lawsuits – from procedural issues when international flights were involved to what types of experts are needed to prove your case. We asked an expert to provide us with the information that you should know.

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Aviation Accidents: What Types Of Damages Can You Recover?

What types of damages are recoverable in an aviation accident lawsuit? To find out, we asked Larry Goldhirsch, a New York plaintiffs’ attorney with 38 years of experience whose practice represents aviation accident victims. This article discusses the types of damages that might be recoverable.

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Airplane Accident Lawsuits: Domestic vs. International

How do domestic and international aviation lawsuits differ? To find out, we asked Larry Goldhirsch, a New York plaintiffs’ attorney with 38 years of experience whose practice represents aviation accident victims. He told us that first and foremost, there will be an investigation in every plane crash. He explained the differences between what happens in the investigation of a domestic crash versus an international crash.

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