782 Fed.Appx. 657 (9th Cir. 2019), 18-15515, Determan v. Boeing Co.

Docket Nº:18-15515
Citation:782 Fed.Appx. 657
Party Name:Michael J. DETERMAN; Charlesa A. Determan, as personal representatives of the Estate of Matthew J. Determan, Deceased, Plaintiffs-Appellants, v. The BOEING COMPANY; et al., Defendants-Appellees.
Attorney:D. Michael Andrews, Beasley Allen Crow Methvin Portis & Miles PC, Montgomery, AL, Jennifer D. Bennett, Public Justice, PC, Oakland, CA, for Plaintiffs - Appellants Steven Scott Bell, Esquire, Attorney, David G. Lassen, Michael Edward Scoville, Attorney, Eric B. Wolff, Chief Counsel, Perkins Coie ...
Judge Panel:Before: NGUYEN and OWENS, Circuit Judges, and VITALIANO, District Judge.
Case Date:November 01, 2019
Court:United States Courts of Appeals, Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
 
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782 Fed.Appx. 657 (9th Cir. 2019)

Michael J. DETERMAN; Charlesa A. Determan, as personal representatives of the Estate of Matthew J. Determan, Deceased, Plaintiffs-Appellants,

v.

The BOEING COMPANY; et al., Defendants-Appellees.

No. 18-15515

United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit

November 1, 2019

Argued and Submitted October 17, 2019 Pasadena, California.

Editorial Note:

Governing the citation to unpublished opinions please refer to federal rules of appellate procedure rule 32.1. See also U.S.Ct. of App. 9th Cir. Rule 36-3.

D. Michael Andrews, Beasley Allen Crow Methvin Portis & Miles PC, Montgomery, AL, Jennifer D. Bennett, Public Justice, PC, Oakland, CA, for Plaintiffs - Appellants

Steven Scott Bell, Esquire, Attorney, David G. Lassen, Michael Edward Scoville, Attorney, Eric B. Wolff, Chief Counsel, Perkins Coie LLP, Seattle, WA, for Defendant - Appellee The Boeing Company

Corlis J. Chang, Esquire, Attorney, Law Offices of Corlis J. Chang, LLC, Honolulu, HI, Brian M. LeCompte, Attorney, Colvin Gamble Norwood, Jr., Esquire, Attorney, McGlinchey Stafford, PLLC, New Orleans, LA, for Defendant - Appellee Bell Helicopter Textron, Inc.

Jeffrey Portnoy, John Duchemin, Attorneys, Cades Schutte LLP, Honolulu, HI, Garth W. Aubert, Esquire, Attorney, Fitzpatrick & Hunt, Pagano, Aubert, LLP, Los Angeles, CA, for Defendant - Appellee Eaton Aerospace, LLC

Appeal from the United States District Court for the District of Hawaii, Leslie E. Kobayashi, District Judge, Presiding, D.C. No. 1:16-cv-00144-LEK-KJM

Before: NGUYEN and OWENS, Circuit Judges, and VITALIANO,[*] District Judge.

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MEMORANDUM[**]

Michael and Charlesa Determan— the parents and personal representatives of the estate of Matthew Determan— appeal from the district courts grant of summary judgment on their state law claims for product liability, negligence, and wanton design in favor of The Boeing Company, Bell Helicopter Textron, Inc., and Eaton Aerospace LLC (together, the Contractors). The suit arises from the crash of an Osprey aircraft, which killed Matthew Determan and another non-party soldier. The district court...

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