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Lawsuit dismissed over 9 hours in plane

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The 8th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals today upheld a ruling in federal court in Fayetteville that dismissed a lawsuit by a woman who alleged false imprisonment by American Airlines in the nine hours she spent on a plane in Austin, Texas during a weather delay. Among others, it rejected claims that discomfort, an upset stomach and loss of sleep qualified for damages.

Here's the court opinion, which, if nothing else, has a lengthy recitation of a terrible night on a hot, increasingly unpleasant airplane.

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