Airline not liable to customer for trip and fall in TSA-controlled area

Narvaez v. American Airlines, Inc. (S.D.N.Y. Dec. 13, 2010).  After checking her baggage at American’s ticket counter at John F. Kennedy International Airport, the plaintiff proceeded to the security checkpoint.  After presenting her passport to a TSA employee at the checkpoint, but before going through the metal detector, the plaintiff tripped over the upturned corner … More Airline not liable to customer for trip and fall in TSA-controlled area

Airline summary judgment motion denied in another trip and fall case

Doris v. Allegheny County Airport Authority and U.S. Airways, Inc. (W.D. Pa. Dec. 8, 2006).  Rather than waiting for the wheelchair he had requested that the airline provide, the elderly passenger decided to walk up the jetway on his own.  He “retrieved his wife’s walker from the jetway and placed both his and his wife’s carry-on luggage on … More Airline summary judgment motion denied in another trip and fall case