Air France Crash Case Should Be In France: Judge

Law360, New York (October 5, 2010, 5:40 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has dealt a blow to litigation over the 2009 Societe Air France crash in the Atlantic Ocean that killed everyone on board, finding that the case should proceed in France instead of in the U.S.

Judge Charles R. Breyer on Monday ended the case when he granted a motion to dismiss by Air France and manufacturers named in the suit, saying that the crash was “one of the most tragic airline accidents in history” but that “sympathy cannot be a substitute for an...
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