In the News

Trial Lawyers Association - Women in Leadership Roundtable Discussion
Kreindler Controller & Director of Office Administration Vaneat Bellizzi will be a featured speaker at the “Women in Leadership” roundtable discussion of the Trial Lawyers Association of Metropolitan Washington, D.C. on May 31, 2018.
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IATSBA 2018 Air & Transport Law Conference in Washington, D.C.
Kreindler Partners Justin Green, past IATSBA President, and Daniel Rose participated in the 2018 Air and Transport Law Conference in Washington D.C. on May 17, 2018.


Partner Brian J. Alexander at Sydney, Australia Aviation Law Conference
Brian Alexander was a panel member during the 2018 Aviation Law Association of Australia & New Zealand Annual Conference. He and his fellow panelists provided international industry insiders with an update on the latest issues involving U.S. aviation accident litigation.


Partner Justin T. Green Appointed ABA Aviation Leadership Position
Justin Green has been appointed 2018-19 Membership Vice-Chair of the American Bar Association's Aviation and Space Forum.
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Southwest Airlines Catastrophic Engine Failure in Mid-Flight
Southwest Airlines Flight 1380, a scheduled flight from New York to Dallas suffered a catastrophic  engine failure on Tuesday morning.  Preliminary investigation revealed that the airplane’s left engine suffered a turbofan blade failure, which severely damaged the engine, the leading edge of the wing and then penetrated the fuselage, including a cabin window. Tragically, a passenger seated near the window lost her life.
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Update - 4/20 FAA issues Emergency Airworthiness Directive (AD) to owners and operators of Model CFM56-7B engines regarding ultrasonic inspection for cracks in fan blade assembly.


Liberty Helicopters Crash in NYC's East River
Kreindler is closely monitoring the ongoing investigation into the tragic helicopter crash in New York City's East River on March 11th.
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Papillon Helicopter Crash Investigation Will Look at Fuel System
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is investigating the February 10, 2018 crash of a Papillon Airways Eurocopter EC-130 sight-seeing helicopter in the Grand Canyon. The investigation will focus on the pilot’s actions, the flight conditions, including winds, and the NTSB will closely examine the helicopter’s fuel system. The helicopter’s manufacturer did not design the helicopter with a crash-resistant fuel system . . .
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Amtrak Crash Investigation May Focus on Switch
NTSB officials are reportedly looking into why a railroad switch was set in the wrong position which directed a New York-to-Miami bound Amtrak train onto a side track where it crashed into an empty freight train killing the conductor and the engineer and injuring more than 50 passengers.
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9/11 Lawsuit vs. Saudi Arabia in Court
“We’re coming here for justice,” Kreindler attorney Steven R. Pounian told reporters on January 18, 2018. Later that morning U.S. District Court Judge George B. Daniels listened to oral argument in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's motion to dismiss our lawsuit holding them accountable for sponsoring the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001.
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