What The High Court May Not Address In Frequent Flier Case

Law360, New York (December 5, 2013, 3:08 PM EST) -- On Dec. 3, 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument in a case involving the scope of federal preemption of state law consumer claims against airlines under the Airline Deregulation Act of 1978 — in Northwest Inc. v. Ginsberg, No. 12-462.

The decision is expected by the end of June 2014. The vigorous questioning by the Supreme Court justices that occurred during oral argument suggests that the case is likely to resolve an important issue of whether the ADA preempts state law claims for breach...
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