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Fatal Helicopter Crash Suit Ends With $6M Settlement

Law360 (December 14, 2018, 10:08 PM EST) -- A New York federal judge signed off Friday on a $6 million settlement in a wrongful death suit over a 2012 helicopter crash, including about $2 million in attorneys' fees, and ended a fee dispute with the family’s former counsel at Cellino & Barnes.

U.S. District Judge Elizabeth Wolford granted a motion to approve a $6 million settlement with Haverfield Aviation Inc. and Brenda Crout, whose husband, Dale, died in a helicopter accident while inspecting power lines in Corning, New York, six years ago. The judge also approved roughly $2 million in fees to Crout’s counsel at Faraci Lange LLP and...

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New York Western

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Date Filed

September 10, 2014

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