Judge Tosses Pilots Union's $44M Suit Against UAL

Law360, New York (May 2, 2011, 8:27 PM EDT) -- A New York state judge on Thursday threw out an airline pilots union’s breach of contract suit against UAL Corp., the holding company for United Air Lines Inc., seeking indemnification for a $44 million settlement the union paid to resolve a putative class action by its members.

Judge Bernard Fried ruled that the New York Supreme Court lacked jurisdiction over the dispute, saying the Air Line Pilots Association and its reinsurers would have to take the matter before a board of adjustment because it involved the...
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