08242017Headline:

Melbourne, Florida

HomeFloridaMelbourne

Jerry H. Trachtman

Airshows: Spectators Beware?

Someone once said that flying, unlike the sea, is very unforgiving. The recent spate of European airshow accidents, as well as some past US airshow accidents, demonstrates how true this is. Do such accidents suggest that airshows are an ultra- […]

Jerry H. Trachtman

A Comment on the FAA and Aviation Legal Issues

As a Florida Board Certified Aviation Attorney who has been practicing for almost 37 years, I am frustrated by the failure of some FAA attorneys in key positions to recognize important…

Jerry H. Trachtman

Does President Obama Understand General Aviation?

President Obama's recent remarks regarding general aviation seem to reflect a lack of understanding of the importance of general aviation to the economy. Even more troubling is the seeming…

Jerry H. Trachtman

ATTENTION PILOTS: Pilot Bill of Rights is Now Law

Thanks primarily to the efforts of Senator James Inhofe, pilots and other FAA certificate holders who are subjected to FAA enforcement proceedings can now enjoy the basic due process and fairness…

Jerry H. Trachtman

Negotiated Settlement or Trial — What's in Your Best Interest?

Some TV advertising injury lawyers like to portray themselves as attorneys who will take your injury claim all the way to trial, and they claim that because the insurance company defending your…

Jerry H. Trachtman

Vitamin Supplements: Be Very Careful

Most of us take, or at some time in our life have taken, vitamin supplements. We see and hear the health claims of many vitamin manufacturers and marketers, and we don’t think of vitamins…

Jerry H. Trachtman

Florida Benefits from Business Aviation Despite Governor Rick Scott

Most politicians are hypocrites. What they say and what they do are rarely the same. Florida Governor Rick Scott has proven himself to be a true politician, tailoring his message to…

Jerry H. Trachtman

Florida Governor Scott's Plan to Dump the State's Aircraft Will Cost Florida Dearly

Newly elected Governor Rick Scott has no prior political history, only a history as a very successful businessman who made a ton of money. But he sure knows how to get votes. Obviously playing on…

Jerry H. Trachtman

Private Judges–The Future of Litigation?

Due to budget problems, the Presiding Judge of the Los Angeles Superior Court is laying off 330 court employees next month, the first of several anticipated cuts and courtroom closures resulting…

Jerry H. Trachtman

Bad Drug Reactions in Kids

According to a study released in the October issue of Pediatrics, national statistics based on visits to clinics and ER’s between 1995 and 2005 indicate that more than half a million children a year…