Cessna Monopoly Claim Survives In Runway Crash Suit

Law360, New York (April 13, 2012, 6:04 PM EDT) -- A Florida federal judge on Friday tossed the brunt of a suit against Cessna Aircraft Co. over a 2008 runway plane crash, but said plaintiffs can still move forward with a portion of their state antitrust claim alleging Cessna tried to monopolize the repair market for its Citation X jets.

Aviation charter firms WM Aviation LLC and Tricor International Corp. accused Cessna of performing faulty maintenance on the jet operated by WM Aviation that skidded off a runway at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport...
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