Drone Technology Way Ahead of FAA As It Tries to Set Rules for Use

Excerpt: The FAA says it’s illegal to operate a drone for business or commercial purposes, no matter how seemingly benign.

“But that’s not stopping people,” said Ladd Sanger, a Dallas-based aviation lawyer and a managing partner with Slack & Davis. “We’re seeing a lot of people violating the FAA regulation.” Read The Wichita Eagle story below. Continue reading

NTSB Investigating Fatal Crash of Church Van Involving Previously Recalled Tire

As we head into the summer months, it is important to keep in mind the effects that heat and group travel can have on vehicle and passenger safety. The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) investigation announced this month and summarized below will focus on two of the most prevalent safety hazards – unsafe tires and the rollover potential of 15-passenger vans.  Continue reading

Slack & Davis Obtains Settlement for Death in Blue Hawaiian Helicopter Crash in Molokai

Attorneys Michael L. Slack and Ladd Sanger with Slack & Davis, a national law firm representing victims of airplane and helicopter crashes, concluded a confidential settlement today against Blue Hawaiian Helicopters on behalf of the family of Stuart Robertson, one of four passengers killed in a helicopter tour accident in November 2011 in Molokai, HI. Continue reading