Airlines Tangle With Plaintiffs Over Briefing Schedule

Law360, New York (September 27, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Non-U.S.-based plaintiffs who have filed suits against airlines have asked a New York federal court to set their briefing schedules apart from other plaintiffs in consolidated class action litigation over air cargo pricing.

Foreign purchasers told the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas on Wednesday that schedules on the airlines' motions to dismiss should be briefed separately from other plaintiffs because of different claims involved.

“Contrary to their assertion, the arguments directed at claims under foreign law are wholly distinct from those directed...
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