Missing Malaysian airliner lawsuits, if filed, face dismissal by American courts

  • Article by: GILLIAN WONG , Associated Press
  • Updated: April 16, 2014 - 4:30 AM

BEIJING — Since Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 went missing, some lawyers have claimed they can get several millions of dollars in damages for each lost passenger by taking the cases to the United States. But past lawsuits show U.S. federal courts are more likely to throw such cases out if the crashes happened overseas.

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