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Jurisdiction under Warsaw Convention: Ontario Superior Court of Justice stays an action arising out of the international carriage by air

In a recent decision, Ashad v. Deutsche Lufthansa Aktiengesllschaft, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice allowed the airline’s motion to stay the passenger’s action on the grounds that Ontario Courts did not have jurisdiction under the Warsaw Convention. The plaintiff passenger alleged that he suffered personal injuries when he unintentionally swallowed pieces of shredded glass […]