Judge Knocks Down Comair's Bid For Protective Order

Law360, New York (January 22, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- The federal judge overseeing the litigation arising out of a 2006 Kentucky plane crash that killed 49 people has denied Comair Inc.'s request for a protective order regarding reports concerning its aviation safety action program.

On Thursday, U.S. Magistrate Judge James Todd rejected the airline's request as well as a motion to quash a deposition of a corporate representative that knew the ins and outs of Comair's aviation safety action program reports.

“It is the opinion of this magistrate judge that Comair's ASAP reports are not...
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