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The News & Observer - May 26, 2022

‘Worst nightmare.’ Families sue after North Carolina plane crash that killed 8

BY CASSANDRE COYER Eight people died, including four teenagers, after a plane inexplicably crashed into the Atlantic Ocean off the North Carolina coast in February. Now, families of four passengers are suing the companies that owned the plane and employed the pilot. On Tuesday, May 24, the families of four passengers killed in the plane crash filed […]

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The Washington Post - May 25, 2022

Lawsuit filed over plane crash that killed 8 off of NC coast

BY BEN FINLEY The families of four people — including three teens — who died in a February plane crash off the North Carolina coast are suing the companies that owned the plane and employed the pilot, who also died. The suit claims the pilot failed to properly fly the single-engine plane in weather conditions […]

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The AmLaw Litigation Daily - January 24, 2022

Meet the Kansas City Aviation Litigation Boutique That Represented Kobe Bryant’s Widow

BY ROSS TODD “What we hope and what we’ve seen over the years, is that by helping our clients achieve civil justice and punish wrongdoers, it ensures that the tragedy that they have experienced does not happen to others in the future,” said Andrew Robb, who left Boies Schiller Flexner in February 2020 to join […]

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Kansas City Business Journal - December 15, 2021

Handling aviation cases like Kobe Bryant’s elevates KC’s Robb & Robb

BY JAMES DORNBROOK Founded in 1984 by personal injury attorneys Gary and Anita Robb, Kansas City-based Robb & Robb LLC built a specialty niche handling aviation disasters that’s bringing it nationwide notice. One of Robb & Robb’s latest victories was gaining a settlement for an undisclosed amount in a wrongful death lawsuit filed by Vanessa […]

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Patch.com - September 28, 2021

Widow Of Helicopter Crash Sues Flight Companies

BY MARCUS K. GARNE ATLANTA — The widow of a Buckhead technology executive killed in a helicopter crash earlier this month is suing the company that owned and operated the aircraft. Stephy Ogilvie is claiming negligence in her wrongful death lawsuit against Atlanta Helicopters, LLC., North Atlanta Executive Air, and the estate of the pilot […]

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Missouri Lawyers Media - September 27, 2021

Up & Coming Awards 2021 – Andrew C. Robb

Andrew C. Robb Associate, Robb & Robb, Kansas City Practice Areas: Aviation/personal injury Law School: University of Michigan Law is a family affair for Andrew Robb. Robb says he loves bouncing around ideas with his wife during their evening walks and discussing case strategy with her and his parents over dinner. He says, “Being able to work […]

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Missouri Lawyers Media - September 27, 2021

Up & Coming Awards 2021 – Brittany Sanders Robb

Brittany Sanders Robb Associate, Robb & Robb, Kansas City Practice Areas: Aviation/personal injury Law School: Washington University For Brittany Robb, the best moments of her career as a lawyer involve sharing good news with clients. “It is a privilege to represent people during the hardest times of their lives,” she says. “I am often talking to them […]

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LOS ANGELES TIMES - June 22, 2021

Vanessa Bryant, Others Settle Lawsuit With Helicopter Firm In Kobe Bryant Crash

BY RICHARD WINTON Vanessa Bryant and others settled wrongful death lawsuits Tuesday against the company that operated the helicopter that crashed in January 2020, killing Kobe Bryant, his daughter and seven others. Attorneys for the families, the helicopter company and insurers filed “joint notice of settlement and joint request to vacate discovery deadlines” documents with […]

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The American Bar Association - Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section - April 19, 2021

The Resounding Retreat From Preemption in Aviation – The Plaintiff’s Perspective

By Anita Porte Robb* April 2021 Introduction Consistent with “principles of ‘interstate federalism’” and recognition that “[s]tates have significant interests at stake – providing [their] residents with a convenient forum for redressing injuries inflicted…,” as expressed last month in the landmark Supreme Court case of Ford Motor Co. v. Montana Eighth Judicial Dist. Court, 592 […]

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Newsweek - January 15, 2021

Grand Canyon Helicopter Crash That Killed British Tourists Caused by ‘Violent Gust of Wind’

BY ZOE DREWETT  A helicopter crash in the Grand Canyon that killed a group of British tourists, including a couple on their honeymoon, was probably caused by the pilot losing control due to tailwind conditions, a report has concluded. The pilot told investigators he was not able to control the aircraft after a “violent gust of […]

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US News & World Report - December 9, 2020

Family of Pilot Killed Fighting CA Wildfire Files Lawsuit

BY JOHN ROGERS LOS ANGELES (AP) — The family of a veteran helicopter pilot who died when his aircraft crashed as he was dropping water over a California wildfire filed suit Wednesday against the companies that designed and maintained the aircraft. Michael Fournier of Rancho Cucamonga, California, died Aug. 19 as he was battling a […]

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Los Angeles Times - August 21, 2020

Wrongful death lawsuits prompted by Kobe Bryant copter crash to remain in L.A. County

BY NATHAN FENNO The lawsuit by Vanessa Bryant over the helicopter crash that killed Kobe Bryant and eight others will remain in Los Angeles County after a judge rejected arguments by a defendant that a fair trial isn’t possible in the county because of the former Lakers star’s popularity. Attorneys representing the estate of Ara […]

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USA Today - June 23, 2020

Defense In Kobe Bryant’s Wrongful Death Lawsuit Wants Trial Moved Out Of LA County

BY CHRIS BUMBACA For nearly two decades, Kobe Bryant was a Los Angeles icon. He remains so even after his death in a Jan. 26 helicopter crash that took the life of eight others, including his 13-year-old daughter Gianna. Bryant’s widow, Vanessa, filed a wrongful death lawsuit in Los Angeles County Superior Court against the […]

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LOS ANGELES TIMES - June 23, 2020

Los Angeles Times – Wrongful Death Lawsuits Prompted By Kobe Bryant Copter Crash To Remain In L.A. County

BY NATHAN FENNO The lawsuit by Vanessa Bryant over the helicopter crash that killed Kobe Bryant and eight others will remain in Los Angeles County after a judge rejected arguments by a defendant that a fair trial isn’t possible in the county because of the former Lakers star’s popularity. Attorneys representing the estate of Ara […]

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Sports Illustrated - March 22, 2020

Vanessa Bryant’s Attorney Demands Answers for Unauthorized Sharing of Crash Scene Photos

By Michael McCann Sports Illustrated 3/02/2020 Vanessa Bryant’s attorney, Gary Robb, issued a statement over the weekend that indicates the legal aftermath of the Sikorsky S-76 helicopter crash that killed Kobe Bryant, 13-year-old Gianna Bryant and seven others in Calabasas last month could extend into unexpected topics. Robb, a prominent helicopter crash attorney, demands accountability […]

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SPORTS ILLUSTRATED - March 2, 2020

Sports Illustrated – Vanessa Bryant’s Attorney Demands Answers For Unauthorized Sharing Of Crash Scene Photos

Vanessa Bryant’s attorney, Gary Robb, issued a statement over the weekend that indicates the legal aftermath of the Sikorsky S-76 helicopter crash that killed Kobe Bryant, 13-year-old Gianna Bryant and seven others in Calabasas last month could extend into unexpected topics. Robb, a prominent helicopter crash attorney, demands accountability…

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Los Angeles Times - February 24, 2020

Vanessa Bryant sues helicopter operator over crash that killed Kobe Bryant, eight others

By Nathan Fenno Los Angeles Times 2/24/2020 As mourners gathered at Staples Center on Monday for a memorial service to celebrate the lives of Kobe and Gianna Bryant, attorneys for Vanessa Bryant filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the company that operated the helicopter that crashed last month, killing her husband, daughter and seven others. […]

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LOS ANGELES TIMES - February 24, 2020

Los Angeles Times – Vanessa Bryant Sues Helicopter Operator Over Crash That Killed Kobe Bryant

By Nathan Fenno Los Angeles Times 2/24/2020 As mourners gathered at Staples Center on Monday for a memorial service to celebrate the lives of Kobe and Gianna Bryant, attorneys for Vanessa Bryant filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the company that operated the helicopter that crashed last month, killing her husband, daughter and seven others. […]

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Missouri Lawyers Weekly - January 27, 2020

Influential Lawyer: Gary C. Robb, Robb & Robb

After two decades of work fighting for helicopter crash victims, Gary C. Robb has witnessed significant legislative strides made to help prevent devastating burn injuries after hard landings. Robb, partner at Kansas City-based Robb & Robb, couldn’t be prouder of the role he and his wife, Anita, have played in helping to bring about those […]

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The New York Times - December 17, 2019

NTSB: Icy Conditions During Deadly South Dakota Plane Crash

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — The pilot and a passenger of a small plane that crashed after taking off from a small South Dakota airport on Thanksgiving weekend, killing nine of 12 members of an Idaho family who were on board, spent three hours clearing snow and ice from the aircraft before departure, the National Transportation […]

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The two highest jury verdicts in the United States in helicoptor crash trials

The two largest pre-trial aviation settlements in U.S. History for a single injury in a helicopter crash

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Achieving civil justice and punishing wrongdoers to avoid future tragedies.

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Settlement for flight nurse's severe burn injuries in crash of medical helicopter (United States record).

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Robb & Robb Named as Cover "Super Lawyers" for 2007

The Bulldog & The Ballerina

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The Golden Couple

How Two Former Defense Lawyers Became One of the Most Successful Plaintiffs’ Duos in the Country

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Record $82M Recovery In Helicopter Crash Cases

Highest Amount Ever Collected in Death Suits

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Litigator v. Helicopter

Attorney Gary Robb is by far the most successful helicopter-crash trial lawyer in the country.

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Lawyer Becomes "Go-to-Guy" After Helicopter Crashes

The family of a Louisiana man killed in a helicopter crash.

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