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RUBIN v. UNITED AIR LINES, INC., B149679

A passenger whom the airline believes is, or might become, inimical to the safety of the aircraft or its passengers may be ejected from a flight without subjecting the airline to tort liability if airline personnel had a reasonable basis for believing the passenger presented a safety risk.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 02/20/2002
  • Published 02/20/2002

Judges

  • JOHNSON, Acting P.J.

Court

  • California Court of Appeal

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  •  Steven A. Blum, Santa Monica, for Plaintiff and Appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • Dwyer, Daly, Brotzen & Bruno, Peter P. Brotzen, Los Angeles, and Gregory L. Anderson for Defendant and Respondent.
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