5th Circuit Affirms Ruling For Airline In Slip-And-Fall Case

(December 18, 2015, 9:40 AM EST) -- NEW ORLEANS — The Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on Dec. 2 affirmed a summary judgment ruling for an airline sued by a passenger who slipped and fell while walking to the baggage claim, finding that the lower court correctly held that the passenger’s injuries were not the result of an accident under the Warsaw Convention because the airline’s failure to place her in a wheelchair was not an “unexpected or unusual event” (Tinh Thi Nguyen v. Korean Air Lines Company, Limited; Dallas-Fort Worth International...
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