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2017 Alaska Airlines Lawsuit Results in $3M Win for Plaintiff

family awarded 3 million dollars in Alaska airlines gate assistance lawsuitIt was nearly four years ago that 75-year-old passenger Bernice Kekona mistook an escalator for an elevator at Portland International Airport while traveling from Hawaii to Spokane, Washington. Ms. Kekona had an amputated leg and a variety of other health concerns, so her family arranged for her to have gate-to-gate service during her connection.

Gate-to-gate service is exactly as its name implies. The passenger is assisted off ...

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