Skycaps Can Coordinate Cases Over Airlines' Fees

Law360, San Diego (October 5, 2011, 8:24 PM EDT) -- A Massachusetts federal judge agreed to allow skycaps in a proposed class action against US Airways Inc. over its bag-checking fee and plaintiffs in a similar suit against United Airlines Inc. to coordinate their cases with a class action against American Airlines Inc., the plaintiffs’ attorney said Wednesday.

While U.S. District Judge William Young denied separate bids by the plaintiffs to consolidate their actions with the American Airlines case, he allowed them to coordinate the three cases, according to Shannon Liss-Riordan, a Lichten & Liss-Riordan PC...
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