Learjet Faulty Windshield Suit Sent To Mediation

Law360, New York (July 13, 2012, 1:39 PM ET) -- An Illinois federal judge on Thursday ordered mediation between Learjet Inc. and a charter plane company suing it over allegedly faulty windshields, likening the litigation to “hand-to-hand combat” and blasting Learjet for ignoring one of his orders.

The jet maker, according to a magistrate judge’s recommendation for sanctions issued Wednesday, had knowledge of, but did not disclose, at least three windshield failures that were discovered by plaintiff Cunningham Charter Corp. through a Freedom of Information Act request.

“This litigation is more like a divorce case where...
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