Facing Tough Opposition

Motley Rice is determined to hold accountable airlines, airports, maintenance companies and manufacturers around the globe when their services and equipment result in injury or death. When dealing with air crashes, injuries and/or deaths, plaintiffs’ attorneys must litigate against some of the most well-funded defense teams in the world. Motley Rice attorneys have litigated cases against defendants that include:

Airlines and Charters


Malaysia Airlines

Air France

Midway Airlines, Corp.

AirTran Airways, Inc.

National Airlines, Inc.

Alaska Airlines, Inc.

Northwest Airlines Corp.

American Airlines

Pinnacle Airlines

AMR Corporation

Rico Airlines

Asiana Airlines Co. Ltd.

Singapore Air

Chalk’s Ocean Airways 

Southwest Airlines

Colgan Air, Inc.

Spirit Airlines

Comair, Inc.


Continental Airlines, Inc.

TAM Airlines

Delta Air Lines, Inc.

TEM Enterprises, d/b/a Casino Express


UAL Corporation

Ethiopian Airlines

United Air Lines, Inc.


US Airways, Inc.

Jet Logistics, Inc.

US Airways Group

Kalitta Air, LLC

West Caribbean Airways

MK Airlines




Aerostar International, Inc.

 Honeywell International Inc.

Agridata, Inc.

 Lockheed Martin

Airborne Systems North America of NJ, Inc.



 Mitsubishi Heavy Industries

BAE Systems Land & Armaments, L.P.

 Northrup Grumman


 Parker Hannifin

The Boeing Company



 Pratt & Whitney Canada


 Pratt & Whitney Engine Services

CHS, Inc.


Cirrus Aircraft

 Rolls Royce

Collins Aerospace


Continental Motors

 Skyhawk Aviation

Eclipse Aviation Corporation




General Electric Aviation



TransDigm Group, Inc.


United Technologies


Ports and Security

Argenbright Security, Inc.

Metropolitan Airports Authority

Burns International Security Services Corporation

Pinkerton’s Inc

Charles de Gaulle Airport, Paris, France

Port Authority of New York and New Jersey

Charleston County Airport District

Securicor, PLC

Charleston County Aviation Authority

Securitas AB

Congonhas Airport, São Paulo, Brazil

South Carolina Aeronautics Commission

Globe Aviation Services

Toronto Pierson International Airport

Halifax International Airport

Washington, D.C. Airports Authority

Huntleigh USA Corporation

The Federal Aviation Administration

ICTS International NV

Various state and federal governmental authorities

Massachusetts Port Authority



See a list of cases that we have litigated or are currently in litigation.