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CJ EU. An airline is liable for the harm caused by a spilt cup of hot coffee
It is not necessary for that accident to relate to a hazard typically associated with flight
In today’s judgment, the Court of Justice (CJ) clarifies that an airline’s liability for scalding caused by hot coffee that tipped over on a flight for unknown reasons does not require that a hazard typically associated with flight materialised. In the present case, a young girl seeks compensation from the (insolvent) Austrian airline Niki Luftfahrt GmbH on account of scalding that she suffered when...
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