Friedman | Rubin is leading litigation against JetBlue Airlines for passenger injuries suffered when its Flight 429 encountered severe turbulence on August 12, 2016. The flight was traveling from Boston to Sacramento and was over South Dakota when it flew directly into the top of a massive thunderstorm. The plane was forced to land in Rapid City, South Dakota. 22 passengers and two crew members were hospitalized. The suit will address information available to pilots to avoid storms or give adequate warning to passengers of likely turbulence. News media coverage of the case includes: Kiro 7.
If you were injured on a flight, anywhere in the United States, contact Friedman | Rubin and tell us your story. We may be able to help.