Friday, November 18, 2011

Class Action? Chicago Lawyer Sues Southwest, Says Airline Breached Free-Drink Coupon Contract

"Although the airline revised its policy in August of last year, notifying customers that such coupons would be honored only on the day of the flight after August 2011, a Chicago lawyer is challenging that change.
Adam J. Levitt, who allegedly has about 45 now-worthless free-drink coupons from Southwest, filed suit yesterday in federal court in Chicago, according to Reuters.  The complaint, which seeks class action status, contends that the carrier breached a contract with passengers by changing its policy and refusing to honor the coupons, which have no expiration date. Alcoholic beverages purchased on board otherwise would cost about $5 each." More.

Posted in ABA Journal by Marcia Neil, Nov. 17, 2011

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