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Pilot was not licensed to fly a multi-engine plane. The pilot had mainly received training to fly a single-engine plane but was flying a multiengine craft when he had to make an off-field emergency landing. (Photo: Irina Logra/Adobe Stock)

Insurance defense lawyers are increasingly contesting the application of warranties in litigation due to the failure of plaintiffs to comply with the conditions for applying the warranties for coverage.  A Fort Lauderdale insurance attorney recently had a defense win in an aviation case and he says the case exemplifies this growing trend.

Rory E. Jurman, a partner at Hinshaw & Culbertson and lead attorney for Starstone National Insurance, landed an order granting summary judgment in favor of the defendants in a dispute brought by Neubert Aero Corp. involving an unqualified pilot who claimed damages from an emergency landing.

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