Airbus lawsuits bill http://apr.org en Alabama Legislature Limits Aircraft Lawsuits http://apr.org/post/alabama-legislature-limits-aircraft-lawsuits <P>The Alabama Legislature has passed legislation designed to attract Airbus suppliers to the state.</P> <P>The Senate gave final approval to the bill 27-0 Thursday and sent it to the governor, who endorsed it. The bill limits lawsuits against a plane's manufacturer and suppliers to causes of action arising within 12 years after a plane is delivered. Thu, 04 Apr 2013 21:27:51 +0000 The Associated Press 27945 at http://apr.org Alabama Legislature Limits Aircraft Lawsuits Ala. Lawmakers Near Final Passage Of Airbus Bill http://apr.org/post/ala-lawmakers-near-final-passage-airbus-bill <P>Legislation to help protect Airbus from lawsuits involving planes built at the new plant in Mobile has moved closer to final passage in the Alabama Legislature.</P> <P>The House voted unanimously Thursday for the bill that places a 12-year limit on filing lawsuits as a result of an accident involving a plane built at the new plant. A lawsuit would have to involve a problem with the airplane that arose within 12 years of when the plane was sold.</P> <P>The bill passed the Senate earlier and was approved in the House Thursday. Thu, 14 Mar 2013 22:02:30 +0000 The Associated Press 26735 at http://apr.org Ala. Lawmakers Near Final Passage Of Airbus Bill