Q: What is the role of the common law in aviation, particularly given that the aviation industry, and pilots, are already s
What is the role of the common law in aviation, particularly given that the aviation industry, and pilots, are already subject to significant, specific federal regulation?
A: A Maine attorney could answer best, but your question remains open for four weeks. You're right about federal regulations from agencies such as the FAA or TSA already applying. But as in other transportation sectors, there are contract, tort, and other matters involving the aviation industry that are handled under common law principles (or state laws and local laws, depending on jurisdiction). Good luck
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