Jury Awards $16M in Nevada Helicopter Crash

 Monday, September 22, 2014

 Las Vegas Review-Journal

A Las Vegas jury awarded $16 million Friday to the families of two married couples who died in a December 2011 helicopter crash near Lake Mead. “For almost three years the defendant, Sundance Helicopters Inc., has denied liability to these people for this helicopter crash,” attorney Gary Robb said after hearing the verdict. “They have refused to take responsibility.” With seven relatives of the crash victims standing near him, Robb said he hopes the verdict sends a message to the entire helicopter tour industry: “You’ve got to clean up your act.