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General Information

National Transportation Safety Board

Mission statement: "The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is an independent federal agency charged with determining the probable cause of transportation accidents and promoting transportation safety, and assisting victims of transportation accidents and their families. The NTSB investigates accidents, conducts safety studies, evaluates the effectiveness of other government agencies programs for preventing transportation accidents, and reviews the appeals of enforcement actions involving aviation and mariner certificates issued by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG), as well as the appeals of civil penalty actions taken by the FAA. "

Where Suits are Filed

Status  Year  City 
Cases filed within: 7 days 30 days over 30 days
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Docket Number Filed Case Title

Statistics on Lawsuits*

Key Indicators
1 Suit filed against NTSB in FY 2016
20 Suits filed since 2001
1 Suit still pending
22 Suits closed
6 Suits taking over 24 months
1 Suit taking over 60 months
Lawsuits Filed by Year
*based on FOIA nature of suit

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