Boeing, GE Get Cases Over 2007 Plane Crash Tossed

Law360, New York (September 30, 2010, 12:43 PM EDT) -- A federal judge in Chicago has dismissed three cases against The Boeing Co., General Electric Co. and others over a 2007 Kenya Airways plane crash in Cameroon that claimed 114 lives, holding that that the plaintiffs had not demonstrated that their claims had any significant connection to Illinois.

Judge Samuel Der-Yeghiayan of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois signed off on a memorandum opinion on Tuesday granting a January motion from defendants including GE, Boeing and Parker Hannifin Corp. to dismiss on...
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