American Airlines Aims To Trim Heavy Metal Claims Again

Law360 (February 23, 2021, 6:49 PM EST) -- American Airlines Inc. on Tuesday asked an Oklahoma federal judge to once again trim claims from a proposed class action alleging it intentionally exposed its workers to heavy metals, saying the plaintiffs' latest pleadings can't change that they brought their claims too late.

The airline's partial motion to dismiss targets an intentional tort claim filed as part of the latest amended complaint from named plaintiffs Kevin Kniss, Ted Raburn and Randy Swartwood, saying nothing in the latest pleadings links the company's conduct in the two years prior to their 2018 filing and the exposure they allege occurred between 1988 and 2014....

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