$1B Suit Over Boeing 737 MAX8 Sent Back To Ill. State Court

By Mike Curley (March 30, 2021, 2:28 PM EDT) -- An Illinois federal judge on Tuesday sent a Norwegian airline's $1 billion suit against The Boeing Co. and its European unit over sales of the allegedly defective 737 MAX8 jet back to state court, undoing Boeing's earlier quick removal of the case to the federal level.

U.S. District Judge Andrea R. Wood sided with Norwegian Air Shuttle, which had initially filed the suit in Cook County, where Boeing is based. Two weeks after the suit was filed, Boeing removed it to federal court before it or its European unit, Boeing Commercial Aviation Services Europe Limited, could be served, what the judge...

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