Plane Cos. Must Face Claims Over Army Crash: Court

Law360, New York (October 9, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- An appeals court has affirmed a lower court's ruling denying a bid by a group of companies that owned an airplane that crashed and killed three Army officers in Afghanistan to toss a wrongful death suit brought by the soldiers’ families.

In a decision handed down Friday in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, a three-judge panel ruled that the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida correctly denied a bid by Presidential Airways Inc. and its subsidiaries to dismiss the...
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