3rd Circ. Won't Hear Remand Appeal Over Fatal Plane Crash

Law360, New York (September 5, 2013, 2:56 PM EDT) -- The Third Circuit on Thursday declined to hear airplane engine maker Lycoming Engines’ appeal of an order remanding a lawsuit accusing it of negligence over a fatal crash, finding the court has no jurisdiction to review the lower court’s ruling on a motion for reconsideration.

Lycoming, along with its parent companies, Avco Corp. and Textron Inc., was sued in Pennsylvania state court in November 2011 by the family members of three people who died a year earlier when a small plane they were in crashed, allegedly...
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Case Title

Joseph Agostini, et al v. Piper Aircraft Corp, et al

Case Number



Appellate - 3rd Circuit

Nature of Suit

4315 Airplane Product Liability

Date Filed

April 20, 2012

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