BOSTON (Legal Newsline) – An American Airlines passenger alleges that the company fails to honor its contract with customers regarding baggage check fees.
Max Bazerman filed a complaint on behalf of others similarly situated on July 13 in the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts against American Airlines Inc. alleging breach of contract.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that the defendant promises specified passengers that they are permitted to check a first, second and third bag for no additional charge. He claims that in December 2016, he purchased tickets with the defendant and contract that stated he and his companion could check the first and second bags for no additional charge. He alleges when he arrived at the airport in March, the defendant required him to pay for both of the bags.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks actual damages, enjoin the defendant, benefits, court costs interest, and any further relief the court grants. He is represented by Benjamin Edelman of Law Offices of Benjamin Edelman in Brookline, Massachusetts.
U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts case number 1:17-cv-11297-MBB