Aviation Law

Pietragallo has extensive experience in Aviation & Aerospace law. This practice began in 1974 when Founding Partner, William Pietragallo, represented Cessna in a private aircraft accident. Since then, the Firm has continued to represent Commercial Airlines, Major Aviation Insurers, Air Frame and Power Plant Manufacturers, and FBOs. We work on all aviation matters related to Airline Crash Disasters, Commuter Aircraft Accidents, Private Aviation Accidents (including both fixed wing and rotorcraft), and Issues related to Terrorism & Security Breaches.

Representative Matters:

  • Successfully defended US Air relating to the crash of Flight 427
  • Successful litigated claims against Pan-Am for terrorism attacks in Rome, Italy
  • Represented Alia-Royal Jordanian Airline re 727 crash in Doha, Qatar
  • Represented US Air in Commuter Crashes in Beckley, West Virginia and Clarksburg, West Virginia

Please Contact

William Pietragallo, II
WP@Pietragallo.com

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July 8, 2020

Pietragallo Partner Phil R. Earnest will present, “Managing Risk with General Liability and Professional Liability Insurance Coverage” in Coraopolis, Pennsylvania on July 8, 2020. The “Managing Engineering Liability and Risk” program is being hosted by HalfMoon Education and during this event, attendees will: Learn how to apply risk management principles to engineering Understand how contracts… Read more »

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October 28, 2020

Pietragallo Gordon Alfano Bosick & Raspanti, LLP Partner Pamela Coyle Brecht will present “The False Claims Act Update” at the Pennsylvania Bar Institute’s (PBI) A Day in Health Law program on October 28, 2020 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. A Day on Health Law is a one-day, six-hour spin-off of PBI’s annual Health Law Institute. The Health… Read more »

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