For some time now, the UAV industry has waited (and encouraged) the FAA to issue its proposed regulations for drone activity. Some thought the regulations would be burdensome, and some expected the regulations to not go far enough. The FAA seems to have struck a balance.
Videotaped visual evidence is rare, but if available, is very powerful. The settlement reached in this case was no doubt fueled by the visual evidence that was available.
Civil discourse is important. It is important for Justices on the United States Supreme Court all the way down to attorneys at the trial level.
Bad things can result if you choose to ignore a lawsuit. One unfortunate person in Seattle found this out the hard way.
There are several news events related to pilot's use of technology in the cockpit. Some are new regulations designed to keep pilots focussed while other are news stories of pilot's accidents in part caused by devices in the cockpit.
Insurance companies do everything they can to pad their bottom line and mistreat claimants. Here is a great example.