CSI Indy April Chapter Program: Unmanned Aerial Systems or Drones

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Dates: 4/20/2017, 05:30 PM - 08:30 PM EST
Location: Willows on Westfield
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Type: Meeting

This month's chapter meeting will be a presentation on the use of unmanned aerial systems, also known as drones. The presentation will briefly review the current regulatory and legal framework for commercial drone operations; the FAA’s most recent regulations; jurisdictional issues affecting local, state, and federal limitations on drone usage; FAA enforcement actions and the unauthorized use of drones; and privacy rights, trespass liability and a land owner’s right to self-help remedies.  

About the Presenter:

Thaddeus J. Schurter, Associate with Drewry Simmons Vornhem, LLP

Thaddeus focuses his practice on Construction Litigation. Having worked in construction for ten years before becoming an attorney, he brings exceptional insight and technical experience to the table for his clients.

Mr. Schurter represents clients from across the full spectrum of construction industry participants including architects, engineers, contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, and owners. He also advises clients in a wide range of design and construction related matters including contract review, negotiation, and termination, construction and design defect claims, professional negligence claims, performance and payment bond disputes, lien claims, and payment security issues.

Mr. Schurter recently served as counsel for a major telecommunications company in numerous property damage and personal injury cases arising out of an explosion and fire caused by an uncontrolled gas leak. He has also represented clients in cases involving boiler explosions, building envelope failures, roof collapses, structural failures, and premises liability claims.

Mr. Schurter is admitted to practice in Indiana, Missouri, Kansas, and in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri. He is also a member of the American Bar Association, Construction Industry Forum and was recognized in 2014 and 2015 as a Super Lawyers® Rising Star in the states of Missouri and Kansas for construction litigation.

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