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Boeing Crash Victims’ Families Want Congress to Lift Shield on Planemakers’ Liability

Families of Boeing 737 MAX crash victims are urging U.S. lawmakers to ensure the planemaker is held accountable for accidents that together killed 346 people by blocking a key legal defense, according to a letter sent on Tuesday and seen …

Boeing Employees’ Emails on Pilot Training Could Boost Crash Victim Claims

Internal emails from Boeing Co. employees could strengthen the legal case for families claiming the company’s push to minimize the training needed for new 737 Max aircraft contributed to two crashes that killed 346 people. Employees bragged about fooling the …

U.S. Law Firms ‘Hounded’ Relatives of Ethiopian Airlines’ Crash Victims

Days after the March 10 crash of a Kenya-bound Ethiopian Airlines’ Boeing jet that killed all 157 people on board, strangers began calling or visiting bereaved families, saying they represented U.S. law firms. They showed up uninvited at memorials and …

Boeing 737 Fund Will Pay Crash Victims’ Families $145K Each

Boeing Co. will pay the families of 346 people killed in two fatal 737 MAX crashes $144,500 each from a $50 million financial assistance fund announced in July, the fund’s administrators said on Monday. The fund, overseen by Washington lawyers …

Swiss Re H1 Profit Hit by Ethiopian Airlines Crash, Grounding of Boeing 737 MAX

Swiss Re’s first-half net profit fell 5.3%, as claims relating to the Ethiopian Airlines crash and the subsequent grounding of the Boeing 737 MAX, plus natural catastrophes took their toll. The world’s second-largest reinsurance company highlighted claims from last year’s …

15 Families of Victims of Ethiopian Airlines Crash Reject Boeing’s Cash Offer

Fifteen Kenyan families of people killed in a plane crash in Ethiopia in March have rejected a proposal by Boeing to compensate them, saying they will pursue their claims in court. “So far our clients have rejected negotiations outside court,” …

Boeing Offers $100 Million, Beyond Lawsuits, to 737 Max Crash Victims

JULY 3, 2019 — Boeing Co. is offering $100 million to support the families of victims and others affected by two crashes of its 737 Max jetliner, which killed 346 people and have led to scores of lawsuits. The money …