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Plane Crash

he Eleventh Circuit upheld a ruling in favor of a government contractor on a widow’s complaint alleging it failed to properly maintain an F-16 that her husband was flying when it crashed into the Gulf of Mexico. The Death on the High Seas Act applies to the case and precludes the widow’s warranty and contract claims.

ATLANTA — The 11th Circuit upheld a ruling in favor of a government contractor on a widow’s complaint alleging it failed to properly maintain an F-16 that her husband was flying when it crashed into the Gulf of Mexico. The Death on the High Seas Act applies to the case and precludes the widow’s warranty and contract claims.

Categories / Appeals, Civil Rights, Government

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