US Exempt From Weather Warning Liability: 11th Circ.

Law360, New York (March 24, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal appeals court has affirmed a summary judgment ruling against U.S. Aviation Underwriters Inc. and Haulers Insurance Co. Inc. in a lawsuit the insurers brought against the U.S. government alleging it was liable for failing to warn pilots of turbulence conditions that led to a small-plane crash in Georgia.

Deciding in favor of the federal government, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit sided with the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia’s assertion that the insurers’ claims were exempt from...
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