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Family Files Lawsuit Over Comair Crash

Sat Sep 02, 2006 3:38 am

Well this didn't take long, I'm sure there will be many more to come.

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20060901/ap_on_re_us/kentucky_crash
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RE: Family Files Lawsuit Over Comair Crash

Sat Sep 02, 2006 3:42 am

It was just a matter of time.

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RE: Family Files Lawsuit Over Comair Crash

Sat Sep 02, 2006 3:44 am

From the article..............

'Earlier this week, a Texas law firm ran a full-page ad in the Lexington Herald-Leader promising to get maximum damages for the families of victims who hired it'

Is it just me or is this sick?
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RE: Family Files Lawsuit Over Comair Crash

Sat Sep 02, 2006 3:50 am

Quoting Legoguy (Reply 2):
From the article..............

'Earlier this week, a Texas law firm ran a full-page ad in the Lexington Herald-Leader promising to get maximum damages for the families of victims who hired it'

Is it just me or is this sick?

Ambulance chasing at it's best.... Very sick! Looks like they're trying for a class action suit to maximize their profits.
 
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RE: Family Files Lawsuit Over Comair Crash

Sat Sep 02, 2006 4:32 am

In this case, the law suit is probably warranted.

According to the preliminary reports of the investigation, it looks like gross negligence on the part of the ATC on duty as well as the cockpit.
 
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RE: Family Files Lawsuit Over Comair Crash

Sat Sep 02, 2006 4:38 am

Quoting Warreng24 (Reply 4):
gross negligence on the part of the ATC on duty

Diminished responsibility, though, because it was the FAA who were acting negligently, not the ATC. He shouldn't have been on his own in that tower, plain and simple.
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RE: Family Files Lawsuit Over Comair Crash

Sat Sep 02, 2006 4:41 am

Quoting Legoguy (Reply 2):
Is it just me or is this sick?

It's not just you!

Quoting Warreng24 (Reply 4):
In this case, the law suit is probably warranted.

Not 5 days after the accident, most of the victims havent even been buried yet.

Quoting Aussieindc (Reply 3):
Ambulance chasing at it's best.... Very sick! Looks like they're trying for a class action suit to maximize their profits.

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RE: Family Files Lawsuit Over Comair Crash

Sat Sep 02, 2006 4:43 am

Quoting Legoguy (Reply 2):
'Earlier this week, a Texas law firm ran a full-page ad in the Lexington Herald-Leader promising to get maximum damages for the families of victims who hired it'

Is it just me or is this sick?

The more money the families get the bigger the lawyer's share... it's sick, it's wrong, it's exploiting a tragedy... but that's how america works. These lawyers are scum, but can you really blame the families? I'd probably feel like I was owed too.
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RE: Family Files Lawsuit Over Comair Crash

Sat Sep 02, 2006 4:59 am

Quoting N766UA (Reply 7):
These lawyers are scum

Unless I need one...

They are like Congress. Everyone hates Congress...but loves their Congressman. I hate lawyers...but love mine.
 
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RE: Family Files Lawsuit Over Comair Crash

Sat Sep 02, 2006 5:00 am

It had to happen sooner or later...but I'm amazed (and disappointed) that a family member would have the thought to call a lawyer this soon! Given that the suit was filed just five days after the accident, and it takes some amount of time to state a cause and file the lawsuit itself, this "loved one" must have been on the phone to a law office before his/her family member was even cold.

Quoting Aussieindc (Reply 3):
Looks like they're trying for a class action suit to maximize their profits.

The firm will obviously want to sign up as many clients as it can, but class action suits aren't really appropriate for this kind of disaster. Each family will sue (and probably settle) individually, even if some do use the same law firm.
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RE: Family Files Lawsuit Over Comair Crash

Sat Sep 02, 2006 5:02 am

Quoting Legoguy (Reply 2):
'Earlier this week, a Texas law firm ran a full-page ad in the Lexington Herald-Leader promising to get maximum damages for the families of victims who hired it'

That makes me sick too!!!

Edit: anybody know which law firm?? I thikn a couple e-mails should be sent their way!!  Angry

[Edited 2006-09-01 22:10:53]
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RE: Family Files Lawsuit Over Comair Crash

Sat Sep 02, 2006 5:02 am

Quoting N766UA (Reply 7):
These lawyers are scum, but can you really blame the families? I'd probably feel like I was owed too.

The families are owed, there is no question. However these crooked lawyers sit back and act as middle men between the families and Comair. They are profiting big time from this tragedy and have suffered no loss.
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RE: Family Files Lawsuit Over Comair Crash

Sat Sep 02, 2006 5:05 am

If the NTSB investigation isn't completed yet, how are lawsuits able to be filed when a final determination of responsibility hasn't come through? Man it's been a long time since I took that aviation law class!
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RE: Family Files Lawsuit Over Comair Crash

Sat Sep 02, 2006 5:12 am

Quoting B6JFKH81 (Reply 12):
If the NTSB investigation isn't completed yet, how are lawsuits able to be filed when a final determination of responsibility hasn't come through? Man it's been a long time since I took that aviation law class!

They will name everyone involved and drop names as facts become clearer. I guarantee you at some point even Bombardier will be named in one of these suits.
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RE: Family Files Lawsuit Over Comair Crash

Sat Sep 02, 2006 5:19 am

They should make it harder to sue airlines after this type of disaster until the FAA/NTSB finishes thier investigation
 
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RE: Family Files Lawsuit Over Comair Crash

Sat Sep 02, 2006 5:23 am

Quoting Nkops (Reply 13):

They will name everyone involved and drop names as facts become clearer. I guarantee you at some point even Bombardier will be named in one of these suits.

Correct. Please remember that there is only a certain amount of time a lawsuit can be filed. Bombardier will probably be sued, but dropped, while the FAA and Comair will stay on the stand through the trial, along with the F/O if facts are clear enough.
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RE: Family Files Lawsuit Over Comair Crash

Sat Sep 02, 2006 5:32 am

I am not a lawyer, and maybe some on A-Net can speak to this, but I believe you file the lawsuit as soon as possible to preserve evidence/record keeping. The facts and allegations can be filled in later, but the fact that everyone has been served means there will be criminal/cival liability for destroying evidence, communications, past memos, directives etc.

Remember AA flight 191. AA tried destroying significant evidence in that one. Got caught.
 
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RE: Family Files Lawsuit Over Comair Crash

Sat Sep 02, 2006 5:41 am

Rebecca Adams...she's the person who works for my company (different office though). The attitude of everyone here is "her family should get them for all they got".

Our company life insurance policy is going to kick in a large amount as well since she was on business travel. Her family is all going to be multi-millionaires after all of this is settled...
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RE: Family Files Lawsuit Over Comair Crash

Sat Sep 02, 2006 5:48 am

I'm sure the scum bag Attorneys setup shop at the Crash Site.
 
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RE: Family Files Lawsuit Over Comair Crash

Sat Sep 02, 2006 5:48 am

According to the KY Attorney General's website http://ag.ky.gov/news/flight5191victims.htm the lawfirm may have violated federal law through the advertisement.

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The federal law, set out at 49 United States Code Section 1136(g)(2) limits contact by lawyers and imposes a $1000 per day fine for violation:

“Unsolicited communications -- In the event of an accident involving an air carrier…no unsolicited communication concerning a potential action for personal injury or wrongful death may be made by an attorney (including any associate, agent, employee, or other representative of an attorney) or any potential party to the litigation to an individual injured in the accident, or to a relative of an individual involved in the accident, before the 45th day following the date of the accident.”

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RE: Family Files Lawsuit Over Comair Crash

Sat Sep 02, 2006 6:07 am

Quoting Brick (Reply 17):
Her family is all going to be multi-millionaires after all of this is settled...

Woww that is a positivly silver lining in all this. I am so sure they will will be so glad for this...  Yeah sure

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RE: Family Files Lawsuit Over Comair Crash

Sat Sep 02, 2006 6:13 am

Quoting DL787932ER (Reply 9):
but I'm amazed (and disappointed) that a family member would have the thought to call a lawyer this soon!

There is no need to call the lawyers, once the names are released those bloodsuckers are on the families before they even know what happened. It's part of the strategy to get them while still emotional and upset so they may not be thinking clearly or properly.
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RE: Family Files Lawsuit Over Comair Crash

Sat Sep 02, 2006 6:37 am

This tragedy reminds me of the Titanic. So many factors had to be in place for it to happen.
 
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RE: Family Files Lawsuit Over Comair Crash

Sat Sep 02, 2006 6:51 am

Well that is what insurance is for.
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RE: Family Files Lawsuit Over Comair Crash

Sat Sep 02, 2006 7:02 am

Most reports from this tragic accident show human error as the culprit, at least preliminarily.

Thus the victims families deserve justice and compensation, no ifs ands or buts.

However, these ambulance chasing lawyers are a abomination to decency. To seek out these victim families via newspapers is despicable. What's worse is that these lawyers will get so much money and the needy families will get peanuts. Class action lawsuits are the biggest con game going in America.

Hence my signature....

Tort reform is needed. Families/patients/customers duly injured thru neglience or malpractice deserve compensation. However, skillful snake oil salesman/con-men and other lawyer charlatans need not make out like thieves on these unfortunate lawsuits.
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RE: Family Files Lawsuit Over Comair Crash

Sat Sep 02, 2006 7:06 am

Quoting Brick (Reply 17):
Her family is all going to be multi-millionaires after all of this is settled...

What about people who suffer accidental deaths through their own fault or people who have been murdered? Who is going to take care of their family? All the money in the world will not bring the loved one back and to me, to award a huge settlement to one family over an accidental death serves no purpose. Surely there must be some payment but how do we put a price on a life? $25,000, $100,000, $1,000,000, $10,000,000?

The legal system in this country is out of whack and there needs to be reform. Case in point, the award for the guy who spilled hot coffee on himself from McDonalds and received a huge award because the coffee wasn't suppose to be that hot....rediculous!
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RE: Family Files Lawsuit Over Comair Crash

Sat Sep 02, 2006 7:09 am

Quoting Texdravid (Reply 24):
Hence my signature....

Whats wrong with Air India?

Quoting Texdravid (Reply 24):
However, these ambulance chasing lawyers are a abomination to decency. To seek out these victim families via newspapers is despicable. What's worse is that these lawyers will get so much money and the needy families will get peanuts. Class action lawsuits are the biggest con game going in America.

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Yes the families deserves compensation etc etc, but for the law firm to do it this way...
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RE: Family Files Lawsuit Over Comair Crash

Sat Sep 02, 2006 7:32 am

Quoting Greasespot (Reply 20):
Woww that is a positivly silver lining in all this. I am so sure they will will be so glad for this...

That is why we (other side of the pond) say over there you do not get rich because of working, you get rich because of suing...

Quoting Texdravid (Reply 24):
Thus the victims families deserve justice and compensation, no ifs ands or buts.

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And that is were it should end

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RE: Family Files Lawsuit Over Comair Crash

Sat Sep 02, 2006 7:37 am

Quoting Legoguy (Reply 2):
From the article..............

'Earlier this week, a Texas law firm ran a full-page ad in the Lexington Herald-Leader promising to get maximum damages for the families of victims who hired it'

Is it just me or is this sick?

To quote John Mellencamp: "ahh, ain't that America"

What exactly is the "instrumentality" in the cockpit the lawyer refers to? Is that even a word?
 
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RE: Family Files Lawsuit Over Comair Crash

Sat Sep 02, 2006 7:43 am

Quoting DTW757 (Reply 11):
The families are owed, there is no question.



Quoting Brick (Reply 17):
her family should get them for all they got

How can anyone put a price on a family member? These stories make the families look like they're rubbing their hands together with a look of "we're gonna be rich!" on their faces.I would think that if that ever happened to a member of my family, that we would be consumed by grief....not greed.
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RE: Family Files Lawsuit Over Comair Crash

Sat Sep 02, 2006 7:45 am

I think we should take the remaining co-pilot and let him take a retry at LEX with those lawyers with him, lets see how they like it! (No harm to the Co-pilot)
 
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RE: Family Files Lawsuit Over Comair Crash

Sat Sep 02, 2006 7:53 am

Quoting Kmh1956 (Reply 29):
These stories make the families look like they're rubbing their hands together with a look of "we're gonna be rich!" on their faces

I'm sure the families are consumed with grief and money means nothing. It's the lawyers consumed with greed just sitting back waiting for payday. That's how these lawyers work from case to case to case.
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RE: Family Files Lawsuit Over Comair Crash

Sat Sep 02, 2006 8:07 am

Quoting Nkops (Reply 10):
Edit: anybody know which law firm?? I thikn a couple e-mails should be sent their way!! Angry

Careful! You might get sued!  Smile

Quoting DL787932ER (Reply 9):
It had to happen sooner or later...but I'm amazed (and disappointed) that a family member would have the thought to call a lawyer this soon! Given that the suit was filed just five days after the accident, and it takes some amount of time to state a cause and file the lawsuit itself, this "loved one" must have been on the phone to a law office before his/her family member was even cold.

If I lost a family member on that plane, I would have gotten a lawyer within 48 hours. Perhaps sooner. Only because I would be so angry, sad, confused, upset, depressed, and full of revenge. Put yourself in their spot for a minute, and you could not imagine the emotional pain one in that situation would have. There is no way around it..... The lawsuit is going to be expensive.
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RE: Family Files Lawsuit Over Comair Crash

Sat Sep 02, 2006 8:17 am

One word regarding the legal firms doing media advertising: appalling.

It would seem like a novel attempt to exploit a loophole in the legal system. Federal law prohibits lawyers from contacting family members within the first 45 days... however, the firms involved didn't actually attempt to directly contact family members, only to put out a broadcast in the media.

Questionable legal ethics at best because while they may have complied with the letter of the law, would seem they may have tried to do an end run around the intent.

In the end, they ran afoul of the state's Bar Association rules, so the ads were eventually pulled. (The rules stipulates that legal ads must be reviewed by the bar association prior to publication. None of the ads followed that procedure.)

I've not been able to determine the names of all the firms involved, but one was Chalik and Chalik, according to a Lexington Herald-Leader newspaper article.

http://www.kentucky.com/mld/kentucky...pecial_packages/crash/15403402.htm

[Edited 2006-09-02 01:21:00]
 
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RE: Family Files Lawsuit Over Comair Crash

Sat Sep 02, 2006 8:20 am

Quoting F9Animal (Reply 32):
If I lost a family member on that plane, I would have gotten a lawyer within 48 hours. Perhaps sooner. Only because I would be so angry, sad, confused, upset, depressed, and full of revenge.

Most people are full of shock from an accidental death to even think straight let alone think about getting a lawyer at that point. Trust me, I've suffered an accidental death in my family and days after the accident the only thing you're thinking is "why" and "what if you had done this?" and "How do you go on without this person?"
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RE: Family Files Lawsuit Over Comair Crash

Sat Sep 02, 2006 8:26 am

These law suits is just sick. And any Law office that takes out a full page add in the local newspaper should have their minds examine. How sick is that. Then again I'm not surprised that Jeffery Feiger is not filing one for some family. He is into everything..

Some times I think these families are out to put the airline out of business after something like this happens. They can't just blame the airline in this case. Someone better take the FAA to court. They have been slacking off on ATC staff for years.

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RE: Family Files Lawsuit Over Comair Crash

Sat Sep 02, 2006 12:22 pm

Quoting Nkops (Reply 13):
They will name everyone involved and drop names as facts become clearer. I guarantee you at some point even Bombardier will be named in one of these suits.

Just wondering if those individuals/companies that have been named would consider a counter-suit not against the families, but against those law firms themselves... counter-suit for defamation as those lawyers/firms can't be sure what actually happend until the NTSB releases its findings...
Imagine having your name personally listed as being responsible for the deaths of all those passengers when you know that you had nothing to do with it?.

Might teach those ambulance chasers a lesson.
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RE: Family Files Lawsuit Over Comair Crash

Sat Sep 02, 2006 12:27 pm

Quoting DTWAGENT (Reply 35):
These law suits is just sick

There is nothing wrong with negligence lawsuits, and I would probably sue if my family member was involved in this.

These lawyers fishing for clients is a whole different issue.

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RE: Family Files Lawsuit Over Comair Crash

Sat Sep 02, 2006 3:39 pm

I thought the NTSB reports were by law not allowed in court in a civil lawsuit case.
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RE: Family Files Lawsuit Over Comair Crash

Sat Sep 02, 2006 7:44 pm

Quoting Zkpilot (Reply 36):
Just wondering if those individuals/companies that have been named would consider a counter-suit not against the families, but against those law firms themselves... counter-suit for defamation as those lawyers/firms can't be sure what actually happend until the NTSB releases its findings...

You would find it impossible to prove damage considering all of the media coverage-in short, it can't be done. How can you prove that it was the action of the attorneys that caused your business to drop off when every news outlet is shouting that Comair crashed? Naturally people are going to avoid flying a specific airline for a while after a crash, causing you to experience reduced income. Simply put, as dispicable as many law firms act they are not the cause of the initial financial loss. Also bear in mind that in a civil case, the burden of proof is significantly less than that of a criminal case. If they can provide sufficient evidence to indicate that the company or its representatives were at fault, they win. Preponderance of evidence as well as quality. There may be no need to wait for the final findings of the NTSB, which often take longer than a year. The longer you wait, the less likely you are to be successful in settlement or at trial.

Quoting YYZatcboy (Reply 38):
I thought the NTSB reports were by law not allowed in court in a civil lawsuit case.

I believe that you are correct on that. However, that may not be an issue as there are plenty of other sources of evidence that can be subpoenaed by both sides. Once things get closer to trial, we'll have a better idea as to how things stand for the company or the families. I would also expect that the surviving aircrew member (and possibly his spouse) will be named as Defendants in the civil case, since he was acting in his official capacity as an agent of the Defendant company.
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RE: Family Files Lawsuit Over Comair Crash

Sat Sep 02, 2006 7:49 pm

Quoting TVNWZ (Reply 16):
Remember AA flight 191. AA tried destroying significant evidence in that one. Got caught.

Yes I forgot the name of the report but it had shocking details in it and only the AA upper management read it and ordered it destroyed which they did but another copy showed up somewhere which it was caught and read.

However they didn't tell what's in the report or what it contains.
I'm curious to what is in it.

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RE: Family Files Lawsuit Over Comair Crash

Sat Sep 02, 2006 9:44 pm

Yes, it does seem obscene to contact a lawyer so soon after a major accident like this but as another person posted, one wants to be in the loop of all investigations, make sure all evidence is properly obtained and make sure one can be properly compensated. There can be no price on a life per se, but the loss of income and companionship are critical reasons for lawsuits. Some states have statute of limitations laws of as little as 1 year for how long after the accident that one has to file a lawsuit. A prompt filing may also give you an edge with a fianancially weak company, or even get a better position on the insurance companies.
Perhaps the best thing would be to limit with approval of the court, the contgenicy fees a lawyer would get if the party they represent wins. That would take away some of the unethical elements of such a policy. I work as a Legal Assistant at a major Law Firm in NY City, so I see the other side that is representing big businesses who have to face lawsuits and have to pay their attorneys win or lose.
 
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RE: Family Files Lawsuit Over Comair Crash

Sat Sep 02, 2006 10:28 pm

Quoting Warreng24 (Reply 4):
it looks like gross negligence on the part of the ATC on duty

Ahhh NO.

Quoting B6JFKH81 (Reply 12):
If the NTSB investigation isn't completed yet, how are lawsuits able to be filed when a final determination of responsibility hasn't come through

Do you really need more investigating to figure out the pilots lined up on the wrong runway?

Quoting Jonno (Reply 22):
This tragedy reminds me of the Titanic. So many factors had to be in place for it to happen.

Yea but unfortunately the ultimate responsibilty for the safety of the aircraft and pax lies with the pilots.
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RE: Family Files Lawsuit Over Comair Crash

Sat Sep 02, 2006 11:22 pm

Well, whether or not it is scum, it is however the AMERICAN way... That is how the american society has chosen to handle matters like this. In other countries the matter would have been handled in other ways. For better or worse...
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RE: Family Files Lawsuit Over Comair Crash

Sat Sep 02, 2006 11:37 pm

Adams' son, Joshua Isaac Adams, said the family was pursuing legal action "so that we can one day have the answers we need."

Isn't that the point of an NTSB investigation?

Comair, a subsidiary of Delta Air Lines Inc., operates 850 flights to 108 cities daily. Both airlines filed for bankruptcy protection last year.

Wouldn't the fact that their under CH. 11 protection limit the compensations from such lawsuits? If it can try to take away pentions, maybe it can swing the other way for once. I do agree that certain compensations are in order, but not frivolous lawsuits!
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RE: Family Files Lawsuit Over Comair Crash

Sat Sep 02, 2006 11:43 pm

Quoting DTW757 (Reply 25):
The legal system in this country is out of whack and there needs to be reform. Case in point, the award for the guy who spilled hot coffee on himself from McDonalds and received a huge award because the coffee wasn't suppose to be that hot....rediculous!

First of, it was a woman. Second, she was driving at the time. This would've been a open-and-shut case if it weren't for the fact that the coffee was indeed too hot (20F+ degrees, if I remember correctly.)
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RE: Family Files Lawsuit Over Comair Crash

Sat Sep 02, 2006 11:54 pm

Quoting Goldenshield (Reply 45):
First of, it was a woman. Second, she was driving at the time. This would've been a open-and-shut case if it weren't for the fact that the coffee was indeed too hot (20F+ degrees, if I remember correctly.)

First of all....it doesn't really matter if it was a man or woman, it happened

Secondly, 20F is 12 degrees below freezing.
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RE: Family Files Lawsuit Over Comair Crash

Sun Sep 03, 2006 12:18 am

What has not been discussed here could be the major monetary side effect of this crash...a company in Chapter 11 as a wholly owned subsidary of another company in Chapter 11 has been involved in a major incident where all evidence so far points to negligence by employees of the subsidary. I see nothing from stopping the lawyers from going that road and collecting large awards to the detriment of any emergence from Chapt 11 by either company....or both. At the minimum I would think the sale of Comair will be accelerated with the price correspondingly lower.
 
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RE: Family Files Lawsuit Over Comair Crash

Sun Sep 03, 2006 12:29 am

Quoting Goldenshield (Reply 45):
the coffee was indeed too hot

And IIRC, McD's had been warned about that before the incident, in which the woman was severely burned....
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RE: Family Files Lawsuit Over Comair Crash

Sun Sep 03, 2006 12:49 am

Quoting DTW757 (Reply 46):
First of all....it doesn't really matter if it was a man or woman, it happened

In the terms of the case in question, it was a woman, so yes, it does matter.

Quoting DTW757 (Reply 46):
Secondly, 20F is 12 degrees below freezing.

Okay, Mr. Literal. Let me put it in terms you will understand: The coffee was served at, or near 200 degrees fahrenheit, which, while norming tempurature to BREW the coffee, is considered at least 20 degrees fahrenheit, or more, than what would be considered acceptable for SERVING coffee.
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