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Airline taxiing on wet tarmac

Airline Incident Information

AIRLINE INCIDENT INFORMATION Airlines in the U.S. are governed by the federal government’s Department of Transportation (DOT) through the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).  If you are injured on an airline flight then local, federal, or international law may apply depending upon the circumstances.  John Gagliano is Board Certified in Aviation

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Super Lawyers 2022

John Gagliano Selected to Super Lawyers List

  June 15, 2022 – John Gagliano Selected to Super Lawyers List. John Gagliano of Gagliano Law Offices has again been selected to Super Lawyers list in the area of Aviation and Aerospace Law.  Super Lawyers compiles a comprehensive list of lawyers throughout the country over 70 different practice areas. 

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Aviation Law Board Certification

John Gagliano Earns Aviation Law Board Certification

June 1, 2022 The Florida Bar announced today that John Gagliano has earned the prestigious Aviation Law Board Certification.  Attorney board certification is officiated by the Florida Supreme Court and administered by the Florida Bar.  The Florida Bar thoroughly evaluates all board-certified lawyers for credibility and expertise in a particular

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John Gagliano Aviation Attorney

CBS Mornings | President’s Day Weekend Helicopter Crash Commentary

February 21, 2022 This past President’s Day weekend was unfortunately a deadly one for the aviation community.  Two helicopter crashes occurred within hours of each other in Florida and California.  Tragically, a police officer was killed and the pilot was injured in a crash near Newport Beach, California.  Two other

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Aviation Attorney John Gagliano

Expert Analysis: Drexel Hill, PA Helicopter Crash

A Eurocopter model EC135 medical evacuation helicopter crashed in a neighborhood near Philadelphia on January 11, 2022.  Thankfully only minor injuries were reported.  John Gagliano, a former Navy pilot and current aviation attorney, commented about the miraculous circumstances of the crash and the actions of the pilot on Philadelphia television

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American Airlines MD-80

McDonnell Douglas/Boeing MD-80 Airliner

  August 26, 2021 On this date in 1980 the FAA certified the McDonnell Douglas MD-80 airliner for operation with two pilots.  This certification was revolutionary, most airlines at the time operated with three crew members in the cockpit: pilot, a co-pilot and a flight engineer.  Before 1980 the presence

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