High Court Puts End To West Caribbean Plane Crash Suit

Law360, Chicago (December 9, 2013, 3:53 PM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear an appeal from the heirs to victims of a 2005 West Caribbean Airways crash, who had claimed that their suit against the airline was improperly dismissed because it left them without a forum to litigate the case.

The high court denied the petition for writ of certiorari without comment, letting stand the Eleventh Circuit's May ruling affirming a Florida federal court's decision not to vacate its November 2007 dismissal of the suit on the basis that the French...
To view the full article, register now.
Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.