Airline passenger claims: ‘Accident’ in the Montreal Convention 1999

Michael Dougherty looks at a recent case involving a slip on airline steps that clarifies the circumstances in which the definition of ‘accident’ is met ‘The principal question for the court was whether the circumstances giving rise to the injury were capable of comprising an accident within the meaning of Art 17.’ A slip and …
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Cases Referenced

  • Air France v Saks [1985] 470 US 392
  • Barclay v British Airways plc [2008] EWCA Civ 1419
  • Labbadia v Alitalia (Societa Aerea Italiana SpA) [2019] EWHC 2103 (Admin)
  • Re Deep Vein Thrombosis and Air Travel Group Litigation [2003] EWCA Civ 1005; [2005] UKHL 72