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Featured Experience

September 11th Passenger Discrimination Case

On behalf of an air carrier, successfully obtained dismissal of airport's indemnity claim arising from racial discrimination allegations brought by passenger following her removal from a flight and detainment by airport authorities on the 10th anniversary of the September 11th attacks.

Terrorist Hijacking of TWA Flight 847 at Athens International Airport, Athens, GreeceDarras v. Trans World Airlines, Inc., 617 F. Supp. 1068 (N.D. Ill. 1985), 622 F. Supp. 215 (N.D. Ill. 1985).Represented TWA in personal injury case arising from terrorist hijacking of TWA Flight 847 at Athens International Airport, Athens, Greece.

Litigation Relating to Interpretation and Enforceability of Homeowners' Association Declaration and BylawsObtained declaratory judgment and summary judgment in favor of homeowners' association regarding the interpretation and enforceability of certain provisions within the Association's declaration and bylaws.

Breach of Contract Class Action Regarding Baggage Fee

Barber v. American Airlines, Inc., 241 Ill. 2d 450 (2011).

Obtained dismissal of a class action complaint for breach of contract based upon the "pick-off" exception to class certification and established Illinois precedent regarding same. Successfully represented air carrier before the Illinois Supreme Court, which issued a unanimous opinion dismissing plaintiffs' putative class action complaint and reversing Illinois Appellate Court's opinion.

McDonnell Douglas MD-82 Mishap in Little Rock, Arkansas

Represented airline and pilot estate in Cook County litigation arising from 1999 mishap involving a Domestic Airline's McDonnell Douglas MD-82 in Little Rock, Arkansas.