Pilot Law’s recent USERRA case: Huhmann v. FedEx, resulted in a trial verdict in the Southern District of California in favor of Pilot Law’s client, Dale Huhmann in April 2015. Mr. Huhmann is a retired Air Force Lieutenant Colonel who alleged that he was denied $10,300 worth of signing bonus paid by FedEx while he […]
On February 13, 2017, we filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of potentially thousands of Delta Air Lines Inc. pilots who are members of the Reserves or National Guard. The allegations in the Complaint identify Delta’s continued pattern of harassment and discrimination against our service members including actions and comments aimed at coercing and […]
The NTSB has released its Preliminary Report on the Brown Field mid-air collision which is attached below. The Preliminary Report is based on updated factual data including aircraft specifics, meteorological information and witness statements. As is often the case, the witness statements are contradictory; some witnesses identified both aircraft as being “on downwind” while another […]
On August 16, 2015 shortly after 11:00 Pacific Daylight Time, a Cessna 172 and a Sabreliner business jet collided in midair just east of Brown Field in the Otay Mesa area of San Diego. The Cessna pilot, identified as Michael Copeland, 55, an executive with Qualcomm and a resident of San Diego was fatally injured […]
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