Judge tosses woman's "too fat to fly" lawsuit

Oct 31, 2012 Full story: KLFY-TV Lafayette

A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed against Southwest Airlines by a New Orleans woman who claims a gate agent told her she was "too fat to fly" and couldn't board a flight last year without buying two tickets.

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steve

Rocky Mount, VA

#1 Nov 1, 2012
Its nice to see some courts still follow common sense and not allow frivolous cases to proceed.When you take up 2 seats,you should pay for 2 seats.
When you choose to live in such a way that obesity results,you reap what you sow or in this case what you eat.
Years ago I had an obese person next to me on a flight who needed a seat belt extension and then proceeded to ask me if he could put the armrest up.
I said no knowing that he would ooze over to my side and take up some of my seat.
America is the fattest country in the world,don't blame an overactive thyroid,its an overactive fork.
blast off

Annapolis, MD

#2 Nov 1, 2012
So this fat chick who tried to sue has this blog: alltheweigh about her weight loss. what a joke -for over a year she's been on a "diet" and she's still a freakin elephant, suckin down Margharitas...what a joke. She's still huge; she as just looking for $~ the other American past time. Eating...sitting and looking to sue people. Bleechhh.
Realist

Chicago, IL

#3 Nov 2, 2012
Another free loader seeking free for nothing. Maybe she can trade the government cheese for another seat instead of sitting unemployed.

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