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“Airline Does Not Have to Assist Deplaning Passenger on Crutches”

On October 1, 2008 by Schnader

Published in the Fall 2008 issue of Skywritings, the newsletter of the Defense Research Institute’s Aerospace Law Committee.

In a recent case of first impression involving novel facts, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania addressed the standard of care that airline personnel owe non-wheelchair using, physically disabled passengers while they are embarking and disembarking an aircraft.