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 Accidents: Why Timing and Venue Matter

There are several timing and venue factors that must be considered in aviation accident lawsuits. Statutes of repose, statutes of limitation and how courts view venue choices are three areas that can make or break any aviation lawsuit. In this article, we take a closer look at all three.

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Aviation Accident Attorneys: How Are They Compensated?

Are you debating whether to contact a lawyer regarding an aviation accident because it may be too costly? If so, it’s important to understand that most aviation accident lawyers work on a contingency fee basis – meaning that they don’t get paid unless and until you recover.

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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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