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Montreal Convention for Plaintiffs' Lawyers: Representing Passenger Personal Injury Claims Arising on International Flights


Created on August 20, 2020





Join aviation attorney Erin Applebaum for a discussion on how to litigate passenger personal injury claims arising on international flights. The program will provide a comprehensive overview of the Montreal Convention, the multinational treaty governing international air travel, with a particular focus on Article 17 accidents. We will review filing deadlines, jurisdictional hurdles, and potential limitations of airline liability. The course will conclude with a discussion of best practices to resolve cases efficiently and avoid major malpractice traps. 

Learning Objectives:

  1. Examine the Montreal Convention and how it governs passenger personal injury claims
  2. Review the major court decisions in this field
  3. Gain practice pointers for litigating Montreal Convention Article 17 claims

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