Asiana Flight Crash Victims Report Illegal Atty Contact

Law360, New York (August 1, 2013, 1:53 PM EDT) -- Passengers on the Asiana Airlines flight that recently crash-landed in San Francisco have complained that attorneys have been contacting them about potential lawsuits in violation of a 45-day ban on solicitations following an aviation accident, the National Transportation Safety Board said Thursday.

NTSB spokeswoman Kelly Nantel said she didn't know how many complaints have been received or how exactly the attorneys allegedly have been contacting the victims — whether through phone calls or Internet communication — but either way, she said, such contact is illegal under...
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