TORTS (NEGLIGENCE & PREMISES LIABILITY) / Premises liability and negligence action against airline and U.S. Government for injuries to wheelchair-bound airline passenger as she went through TSA process at airport, case dismissed with prejudice – held: (1) plaintiff failed to exhaust administrative remedies with TSA as required by Federal Tort Claims Act for her claim against the U.S. Government, and (2) defendant airline did not have “possession” or “control” of area (TSA space in airport) where it allegedly committed premises liability or negligence torts.

Hogan v. Northwest Airlines, Inc., Slip copy, 2013 WL 607852 (U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, February 19, 2013. Free copy available here.