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On March 8, the House Subcommittee on Space held a hearing entitled “Regulating Space: Innovation, Liberty, and International Obligations.”  Five witnesses spoke eloquently and reverently about space, while a number of other individuals and organizations submitted written testimony. Less is More The prevailing sentiment was that less...

A hassle free, safe and timely flight is every air traveler’s ultimate expectation.  However, many are the days we fasten our seat belts, switch off the mobile phones and take a deep breath for the take-off which never seems to come. Instead, we endure a...

éClat Law is delighted to welcome guest blogger Dhananga Pathirana.  Dhananga is an Attorney at Law from Sri Lanka, where her practice focused on international air carrier liability, safety regulations, labour relations and telecommunications. She is currently pursuing her Master’s degree in Air & Space...

Well, it’s complicated.  First, let’s set the stage. Space is replete with the kinds of natural resources we are soon going to be running out of on Earth. It is estimated that there are about 1,100,000 metric tons of helium-3 just a few meters below...

Did you read the one about the self-driving Google car which hit the bus? It appears that the robot may be to blame. Which brings up some interesting questions of liability. Imagine, if you will, that you are driving, on your merry way to the...

Do you have employees who drive company vehicles in the state of Florida? Accidents happen, and you should know that if you possess personal injury protection insurance AND your plaintiff has not suffered a “permanent” injury, then you may be exempt from liability for tort,...

The FBI has possession of the iPhone that was used by homegrown terrorist, radicalized serial killer Syed Rizwan Farook who, with his wife Tashfeen Malik (conveniently imported by Farook from Saudi Arabia pre-radicalized) killed 14 of Farook’s coworkers at a holiday party in December 2015....

Have you heard of the Winnebago lawsuit? As the story goes, Mrs. Merv Grazinsky, of Oklahoma City, purchased a new 32-foot Winnebago. During her first trip in the motor home, which happened to be after an Oklahoma football game, she drove on the freeway, set...