High Court Puts End To West Caribbean Plane Crash Suit

Law360, Chicago (December 9, 2013, 3:53 PM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear an appeal from the heirs to victims of a 2005 West Caribbean Airways crash, who had claimed that their suit against the airline was improperly dismissed because it left them without a forum to litigate the case.

The high court denied the petition for writ of certiorari without comment, letting stand the Eleventh Circuit's May ruling affirming a Florida federal court's decision not to vacate its November 2007 dismissal of the suit on the basis that the French...
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