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Phifer v. Icelandair, 09-56858

In a dispute involving the scope of the Convention of the Unification of Certain Rules Relating to International Transportation by Air (Convention), summary judgment in favor of the defendant is reversed where a plaintiff does not have to prove that an airline violated an FAA standard to establish that there was an accident under Article 17 of the Convention.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 07/26/2011
  • Published 07/26/2011




  • United States Ninth Circuit


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