General aviation accidents: passengers deserve safe pilots

Is your pilot legal and safe? Many pilots enjoy personal flying because it provides a sense of freedom. However, their passengers are entitled to expect that a pilot who has a license issued by the Federal Aviation Administration is qualified and competent to conduct the flight and will do so safely and in accordance with
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Mark Pierce’s aviation verdict named largest in Texas in 2016

Pierce Sauer trial lawyer Mark Pierce’s verdict for a pilot’s injuries in the airplane crash case of Sajib v. Global Aviation Services, Inc. has been named the largest aviation verdict in Texas in 2016, according to multiple verdict search services, including topverdict.com and Texas Lawyer magazine. Mr. Pierce represented the co-pilot in the Sajib case, who was severely
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Texas aviation lawyers to seek recognition by board certification

Aviation attorneys in Texas are being encouraged to join in a campaign to petition the State Bar of Texas and the Texas Board of Legal Specialization (TBLS) to create a new specialty area in Aviation Law. Currently only Florida recognizes Aviation Law as a specialty that merits board certification for members of the bar who
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Mark Pierce elected chair of Aviation Law Section, State Bar of Texas

Mark Pierce, an Austin-based aviation trial attorney, has been elected to chair the Aviation Law Section of the State Bar of Texas for 2017-2018. A former president of the Lawyer-Pilots Bar Association and past chair of the Aviation Section of the American Association for Justice, as well as an FAA-certified commercial pilot and flight instructor,
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