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Preemption ruling could lead to increased litigation (access required)

WASHINGTON — A recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling that a common law claim was preempted by federal airline law was bad news for a disgruntled frequent flier who tried to sue Northwest Airlines for revoking his reward program privileges. But the ruling in Northwest Inc. v. Ginsberg, No. 12-642, could lead to an uptick in litigation ...