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NTSB Releases Preliminary Report on Alaskan Crash

By Rebecca Guterman MONTGOMERY COUNTY SENTINEL 7/09/2015 The National Transportation Safety Board has taken the first steps in investigating a plane crash June 25 that killed the pilot and all eight passengers, including two North Potomac residents. Glenda Cambiaso, 31, and Hugo Cambiaso, 65, were two of the passengers aboard the sightseeing plane that was […]

SUN HERALD - April 1, 2015

Aviation Lawyer: Mechanical Problem Likely Cause of Crash

By Robin Fitzgerald SUN HERALD 4/01/2015 The few details released from Monday’s fatal helicopter crash in the De Soto National Forest indicate a mechanical problem was likely to blame, an aviation attorney and author said. Gary C. Robb, a Kansas City attorney and author of “Helicopter Crash Litigation,” said he has studied aviation crashes for […]

The New York Times - February 13, 2015

FAA Orders Inspections After Fatal Colorado Chopper Crash

The New York Times 2/13/2015 DENVER – The Federal Aviation Administration has grounded more than 300 Enstrom helicopters nationwide until they can be inspected for possible cracks like the one that may have caused a crash last month that killed two people in Colorado. In an emergency directive issued Thursday, the FAA said that the […]

LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL - September 19, 2014

Jury Awards $16M in Sundance Helicopter Crash

By Carri Geer Thevenot LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL 9/19/2014 A Las Vegas jury awarded $16 million Friday to the families of two married couples who died in a December 2011 helicopter crash near Lake Mead. “For almost three years the defendant, Sundance Helicopters Inc., has denied liability to these people for this helicopter crash,” attorney Gary […]

Ingram's Magazine - September 1, 2014

Anita Porte Robb Honored as Legal Rainmaker by Ingram’s Magazine

Ingram’s Magazine 9/01/2014 ANITA ROBB ROBB & ROBB As a profession, the legal sector appeals to the social conscience of many a college student. In that sense, young Anita Porte Robb was no different from most other law school students, and the original calling still rings loud and clear. “The law combines philosophical principles, intellectually […]

TRIAL - February 1, 2014

Helicopter Crashes 101

Gary C. Robb TRIAL 2/01/2014 When it comes to helicopter crashes, the evidence and potential defendants can be far flung. Prompt investigation of the crash site and knowledge about common causes of these crashes are critical. When a helicopter crashes, the wreckage can leave a trail of clues that leads all the way back to […]

THE DAILY SENTINEL - January 28, 2014

Families Face ‘Toughest’ Loss

By Dennis Webb THE DAILY SENTINEL 1/28/2014 SILT — Judi Tagg of Denver peered down from a road Tuesday at the wreckage of a helicopter her son, Chris Gaskill, was in when it crashed Monday. “This is the toughest day a mother can ever have,” she said. Gaskill, of Hot/Shot Infrared Inspections, died along with […]

Missouri Lawyers Weekly - January 17, 2014

Lawyers prevail in appeals over plane crash award

By Jennifer Mann Missouri Lawyers Weekly 1/17/2014 Missouri Lawyers Awards: Influential Appellate Advocate It took seven years, but the families of the victims who died in a 2006 skydiving plane crash finally received their $52.5 million. Kansas City husband-and-wife team Gary C. Robb and Anita P. Robb, of law firm Robb & Robb, are the […]

Aviation Law Week - November 1, 2013

DHC- 6 Twin Otter Crash Which Killed Group of Skydivers Settles for $52.5 Million

Aviation Law Week November 1, 2013 Shortly after a DHC-6 Twin Otter departed Sullivan Regional Airport in Sullivan, Missouri, on a skydiving mission, witnesses on the ground observed the right engine burst into flames. Only moments later the Twin Otter crashed. Four of the five passengers and the pilot (an American Eagle pilot and co-owner […]

WMC-TV - October 31, 2013

NTSB Releases Preliminary Report on Medical Chopper Crash

By Andrew Douglas WMC-TV 10/31/2013 SOMERVILLE, TN -(WMC-TV) – The probable cause of the medical helicopter crash that killed all three people on board near Somerville, Tenn., last week may take up to a year to determine. The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) released its preliminary report on the October 22 crash. According to the […]

WALL STREET JOURNAL - September 6, 2013

North Sea Crash Underscores Poor Progress in Helicopter Safety

By Andy Pasztor & Daniel Michaels WALL STREET JOURNAL 9/06/2013 The fatal crash of a Eurocopter oil-rig helicopter in the North Sea last month underscores stalled progress in reducing commercial helicopter accidents world-wide. In spite of advances in cockpit technology and enhanced pilot training, helicopters’ global safety record has failed to improve dramatically over the […]

The Baltimore Sun - August 16, 2013

Mother of Copter Crash Victim Sues Aviation Firms

By John Fritze The Baltimore Sun 8/16/2013 The mother of a 3-year-old boy killed in a northeastern Pennsylvania helicopter crash last month filed the first lawsuit in the accident Friday, seeking unspecified damages from two aviation companies and the pilot’s estate. Crystal McKain of Leesburg, Va., sued Virginia-based Hampton Roads Charter Service, alleging that the […]

Missouri Lawyers Weekly - May 13, 2013

Families settle over fatal helicopter crash

By Scott Lauck Missouri Lawyers Weekly May 13, 2013 NTSB blamed pilot error for accident that killed four The families of two people killed in a medical helicopter crash in Clay County reached an $8 million settlement with the aircraft’s operator. The August 26, 2011, crash near the town of Mosby killed pilot James Freudenberg, […]

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch - May 7, 2013

Appeals Court Affirms $48 Million Jury Award in Plane Crash Case

By Jennifer MannThe St. Louis Post-Dispatch5/07/2013 ST. LOUIS • The Missouri Court of Appeals has restored $28 million in punitive damages to families of four sky divers and a pilot killed July 29, 2006, when their plane crashed seconds after taking off from Sullivan Regional Airport. A Franklin County jury decided upon the $28 million award […]

The Kansas City Star - April 10, 2013

Helicopter Crash is Tragic Case of Texting

By Mark Morris The Kansas City Star 4/10/2013 Texting contributed to a 2011 Northland helicopter crash that killed four people after a distracted pilot took off without enough fuel, accident investigators revealed Tuesday. The medical helicopter crashed just before 7 p.m. Aug. 26, its fuel exhausted, about a mile short of Midwest National Air Center […]

Fox 4 News - April 9, 2013

Families Outraged Over NTSB Findings in Deadly Chopper Crash

By Michelle Pekarsky Fox 4 News 4/09/2013 MOSBY, Mo. — Texting has been cited as a potential factor in a deadly crash of a medical helicopter outside Mosby, Mo., two years ago. That National Transportation Safety Board says the pilot of that helicopter had actually been texting dozens of times before and during the flight that crashed […]

LAS VEGAS SUN - June 15, 2012

Report: Bolt Missing in Crashed Vegas Tour Copter

The Associated Press LAS VEGAS SUN 6/15/2012 Investigators who combed the wreckage of a fatal Las Vegas sightseeing helicopter crash in December say critical steering hardware was disconnected, and the bolt and other tiny parts that should have secured it weren’t found on the scene. The finding was among documents released Friday by National Transportation […]

LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL - December 14, 2011

Expert Sifts Through Clues in Helicopter Crash

By Keith Rogers LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL 12/14/2011 Gary Robb knows how to piece together clues on why helicopters crash. He has been doing it for 30 years and has written a book about helicopter crash litigation, a specialty that earned him the title of “most successful helicopter crash trial lawyer in the country” by Forbes Magazine […]

The Kansas City Star - December 13, 2011

Lawsuit Filed in Fatal Vegas Helicopter Crash by Kansas City Attorney

Associated Press The Kansas City Star 12/13/2011 LAS VEGAS | The first wrongful death lawsuit was filed Tuesday in Nevada on behalf of the families of a honeymooning couple from India killed in a Las Vegas sightseeing helicopter crash that also took the lives of the pilot and a Kansas couple celebrating their 25th wedding […]

Las Vegas Sun - December 8, 2011

FAA: Helicopter Tour Company Had Troubled Past

Associated Press writers Michelle Rindels and Oskar Garcia contributed to this report. Las Vegas Sun 12/08/2011 Rescue crews began the slow, difficult process of recovering bodies and debris Thursday from a remote canyon outside Las Vegas after the crash of a tour helicopter belonging to a company with repeated aviation violations. Sundance Helicopters of Las […]


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