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No recourse to sue airlines over losses due to a delayed flight

Q: I have been trying to explain to a client why he cannot sue the airline for damages when his flight was delayed for so long that he lost a major piece of business as a result. Which is the reason why he cannot sue: Is it "federal preemption," no "private right of action," a problem with the "conditions of carriage" or what? I find the quoted concepts very confusing.... READ MORE

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