Southwest Inks Deal Worth Up To $58M In Drink Coupon Suit

Law360, New York (December 4, 2012, 4:00 PM EST) -- A class of Southwest Airlines Co. customers has agreed to a settlement with the company worth between $29 million and $58 million, the customers said Monday, resolving their dispute over Southwest's decision to stop accepting certain drink vouchers in 2010.

In the plaintiffs’ motion for preliminary approval of the agreement, they alleged Southwest had breached a contract with consumers when it said in August 2010 that it would no longer accept vouchers without a printed expiration date, retroactively voided all previously issued vouchers and accepted vouchers...
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