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Class Action Suit Challenges Airline’s Indemnity


(Barbados Today) A terminated Barbadian LIAT pilot has now filed a class action suit against the government in Antigua and Barbuda where the collapsed airline is based.

The constitutional motion filed last week Wednesday, but only acknowledged today in writing by the state, is challenging the constitutionality of the recently amended Companies Act which prohibits anyone from suing the government over any claims against LIAT.

The motion, lodged by Barbadian Captain Neil Cave on behalf of nine other current or former LIAT pilots, is asking the Antigua and Barbuda High Court to declare that newly-amended Act unconstitutional.

The claimants, who have named the Attorney General of Antigua and Barbuda as the only defendant want the court to order that they be awarded costs and/or other relief the court may deem just.

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