In a recent decision, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice ruled that the two year limitation period to commence an action in Article 29 of the Warsaw Convention was not suspended because of a Plaintiff’s disability.
Ms. Marwa Sakka flew with Air France on May 23, 2003, from Toronto, Ontario to Paris, France. To board the flight, she was assisted by Air France personnel as she was seated in a wheelchair and required assistance to access her seat on the airplane. Upon arrival at Charles de Gaulle airport in France, the Plaintiff claimed that Air France personnel failed to assist despite numerous requests by her mother.
Because of Air France’s failure to assist, Ms. Sakka’s mother claimed that …Keep reading