Airlines Ask For Judgment In DVT Suits

Law360, New York (August 3, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Several airlines moved last week for summary judgment on complaints brought against them by passengers who allegedly suffered a kind of harmful blood clot called deep vein thrombosis as a result of flying, saying that the passengers had not identified an accident that caused the clots.

Last Thursday, Delta Inc. asked for judgment on two cases, and US Airways Inc. asked for judgment on one. Only a handful of cases remain of over 50 cases originally consolidated in the Northern District of California.

Last December, the...
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