Judge Stays Disabled Boy’s Suit Against Northwest

Law360, New York (July 10, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Sticking to bankruptcy law, a judge has ruled that the parents of a disabled boy who was thrown off a Northwest Airlines Corp. flight must wait to press on with litigation aimed at compelling the airline to improve its treatment of people with disabilities.

On Friday, Judge Allan Gropper of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Manhattan said that Roger and Nancy Scheevel should wait for Northwest Airlines to finish its Chapter 11 reorganization before carrying on with their case.

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