“Bloom: Delta CEO’s Statement ‘A Major First Step’ Towards Potential Litigation,” 11Alive.com
In an article published on December 20, 2017, on 11Alive.com, Bloom Sugarman partner Simon Bloom provides insight into the possible recourses that Delta might have in pursuing litigation against Georgia Power and Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta Airport regarding losses suffered from Sunday’s power outage. Delta CEO Ed Bastian said he wanted to have a “conversation” with the utility and the airport about recouping losses, which he estimated at between $25 and $30 million. Bloom said the city, which runs the airport, is protected from liability, according to the terms of its lease, but not if the power failures resulted from neglect. “Bastian’s statement was a major first step in setting the table for this expectation,” Bloom said of the company’s desire to recoup losses. For the full article, you may click here.