Kansas City, MO (PRWEB) July 31, 2009
Missouri personal injury lawyer Gary C. Robb of Kansas City's Robb & Robb, LLC delivered an address on Monday, July 27, 2009 on "Litigating a Helicopter Crash Case" to the Aviation Law Section at the Annual Convention of the American Association for Justice (AAJ), held in San Francisco, California. AAJ is the world's largest trial bar. With a worldwide membership, the organization is dedicated to protecting the democratic values inherent in the civil justice system. Mr. Robb's address included detailed and graphic accounts of various helicopter cases he has handled, as well as tips on successful strategies.
The Kansas City law firm of Robb & Robb, LLC has long been recognized as the leading helicopter crash law firm in the United States. In March of 2009, Forbes Magazine recognized aviation lawyer Gary C. Robb as "by far the most successful helicopter crash lawyer in the country."
In 1995, Robb & Robb obtained the two highest jury verdicts in helicopter crash cases in U.S .history, a $350 million jury verdict on behalf of a helicopter pilot who experienced an in-flight engine failure (Barnett v. La Societe Anonyme Turbomecca France, 963 S.W. 2d 939, Western District of Missouri Court of Appeals), and a $70 million jury verdict on behalf of a 20 year old woman who was a passenger on board that same helicopter (Letz v. Turbomecca, 975 S. W. 2d 155, Western District Missouri Court of Appeals).
The firm also has the highest settlement in any helicopter crash litigation, a $38 million cash settlement in 2007 involving a young woman who was severely burned when her tour helicopter crashed in the Grand Canyon (Daskal, et. al. v. Aerospetiale, Case No. A471961 Clark Co. Dist. Court, Las Vegas, Nevada).
About Robb & Robb
Robb & Robb, LLC was founded in 1984 by Kansas City attorneys Gary C. Robb and Anita Porte Robb. The firm has handled many precedent-setting, high-profile and complex cases in the fields of aviation law, hazardous product liability, personal injury, medical malpractice, wrongful death, premises liability and trucking and transportation liability.
Robb & Robb, LLC has been recognized by national media and a number of professional organizations as the leading aviation attorneys in the United States. They have received both local Missouri and national media attention, including featured spots on the CBS Evening News, Good Morning America, NBC's Today Show, CBS This Morning, Larry King Live, CNN.com, AOL Online, USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, The National Law Journal, Lawyers Weekly USA, BNA Reporter, The Missouri Lawyers Weekly and The Kansas City Star.
For more information on Robb & Robb, LLC, please visit http://www.robbrobb.com.
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