Raw Sewage

An appeals court in Georgia ruled against a flight attendant who was “drenched in raw sewage” at Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, finding the lower court properly granted Atlanta Airlines Terminal Corp. partial summary judgment on her negligence claims because recovery of damages for emotional distress under the state’s impact rule is permitted only when there is a causal connection between the alleged negligence and a physical injury.

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UK Supreme Court Rules Heathrow Can Have Third Runway

Britain’s Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled that Heathrow, one of the world’s busiest airports, can build a third runway, overturning a legal decision to block the plan on environmental grounds as the aviation industry looks to recover from the coronavirus pandemic.

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