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Texas Federal Court dismisses defamation and malicious prosecution claims brought by passenger

USA - September 19 2017 On a United Airlines flight from Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport to Bogota, Colombia, passengers Carmen Lenchin and her then-husband…

UPS not liable under Montreal Convention in cargo delay case

Israel - March 31 2017 Carrier not responsible for delay caused by Israeli customs; dismissal also warranted because shipping contract excludes liability for consequential…

Court holds that federal law does not preempt state product liability claims in crash case

USA - January 31 2017 In a case brought by the estate of retired doctor Virgil Victor Becker, a passenger killed in the 2008 crash of a single-propeller airplane near…

US DC Circuit Confirms FAA’s Authority to Prohibit Passenger Interference with Crew

USA - June 30 2016 In November 2009, Brian Wallaesa ("Wallaesa"), a passenger on a Southwest Airlines flight from Baltimore to Las Vegas, struck up a pre-boarding…

A US Second Circuit decision questions whether US states can subject foreign corporations to the general jurisdiction of their courts as a condition of registering to do business in the state

USA - June 30 2016 When a foreign corporation wishes to “do business” in a US state, it is required to register in that state (by obtaining a “certificate of…