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United Airlines pilot alleges he was not credited sick benefits while serving in reserves

Andrew Burger Sep. 16, 2016, 11:58am

CHICAGO (Legal Newsline) – A United Airlines pilot and former U.S. Air Force (USAF) lieutenant colonel and pilot is bringing suit against the airline for allegedly not crediting him sick benefits accrued over a four-month period during which the U.S. Air Force Reserve assigned him to serve at an Air Force base in southwest Asia.

Class action takes aim at United Airlines’ checked baggage policy

Jessica Karmasek Jul. 29, 2016, 3:06pm

The class plaintiff, a Hawaii resident, argues that the airline’s policy, which allegedly maximizes “unaccompanied suitcases” on its passenger flights, puts profits over safety.

Court throws out class action against airline over purchased in-flight services

Jessica Karmasek Dec. 1, 2015, 1:56pm

A federal judge last week dismissed the lawsuit, filed by a New Jersey woman in March, concluding that the federal Airline Deregulation Act preempted all of her claims.

Four major airlines sued over alleged price-fixing scheme

Shaun Zinck Jul. 27, 2015, 10:30am

Four major American airline companies are being sued over allegations they conspired to fix prices for flights within the United States.

N.J. woman files class action against airline after not being able to use purchased in-flight television service

Jessica M. Karmasek May 11, 2015, 7:30am

NEWARK, N.J. (Legal Newsline) - A New Jersey woman has filed a proposed class action lawsuit against United Airlines, alleging that the airline failed to inform her after she bought in-flight television service that it would be inoperable for most of her flight.

Class action filed over United's 'low fare guarantee'

Legal News Line Jan. 29, 2015, 3:14pm

HOUSTON (Legal Newsline) - A Peoria County, Ill., man sued United Airlines on Jan. 21, alleging misrepresentation of its online fare prices, wrongful conduct and deceptive practices.

Airline customer sues United for alleged fraudulent pricing

Carol Ostrow Jan. 29, 2015, 1:41pm

A Peoria County, Illinois, man sued United Airlines on Jan. 21, alleging misrepresentation of its online fare prices, wrongful conduct and deceptive practices.

United Airlines agrees to $6.15 million settlement with pilots

Kyla Asbury May 29, 2014, 8:48pm

DENVER (Legal Newsline) - A $6.15 million settlement has been approved in a lawsuit against United Airlines between it and more than 1,100 airline pilots who claimed the airline violated the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act.

Va. AG suing VirginiaWineTour.com

Bryan Cohen Apr. 24, 2012, 1:47pm

Cuccinelli RICHMOND, Va. (Legal Newsline) - Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli filed a lawsuit on Monday against two wine touring entities and their owner for allegedly engaging in multiple violations of the Virginia Consumer Protection Act.

DOJ: Air Guard pilot denied benefits by United

Michael P. Tremoglie Mar. 14, 2012, 9:28am

Perez WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - The Justice Department has filed a lawsuit against United Airlines Inc., alleging violations of the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act of 1994.

Cordray looks into airline merger

Keith Loria Sep. 29, 2010, 5:00pm

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Legal Newsline) - Ohio Attorney General Richard Cordray announced on Tuesday that he will begin a preliminary review of a proposed airline acquisition.

Ohio AG takes leadership role in review of airline merger

Nick Rees May 17, 2010, 3:00pm

COLUMBUS, Ohio (Legal Newsline) - Ohio Attorney General Richard Cordray is leading a multistate review of a proposed airline merger of two airline giants.

iPhone taken on by experienced class action litigator

Legal News Line Aug. 2, 2007, 12:54pm

Less than a month after Apple released its iPhone, an attorney well-versed in products liability class actions filed an action over the product in Cook County.

Southwest 'despicably focused' on punctuality, Flight 1248 suits claim

Legal News Line Jan. 8, 2007, 9:29am

After the crash A Southwest Airlines flight that skidded off the runway at Chicago's Midway Airport on a snowy evening last winter continues to spawn litigation, with two more suits filed against the airline in November 2006.