Trapped in a Plane for 11 Hours, Passenger's Claims Are Rejected

, New York Law Journal

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The Second Department upheld the dismissal of false imprisonment, intentional infliction of emotional distress and fraud and deceit claims, but a breach of contract claim, along with a negligence claim to the extent it was predicated on personal injury, will proceed.

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  • David D. Murray

    You can bet that if a Congressman or Senator had been aboard that flight we would have seen a bill proposed before Congress. Short of that, nobody in a position of power really cares. It will take a catastrophic event, like the death of a passenger before anyone takes notice . . . and then the airplane industry will probably prevail. Who said American corporate has no heart . . . I for starters . . ..

  • DirkJohanson

    The good news here appears to be that if I ever get stuck on a plane like these people were, the crew members' heirs won't be able to sue me for wrongful death.

  • W.Adam Mandelbaum Esq.

    Next time take the train.

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