Law Firm to Pursue Claims Over ‘Unlawful’ Lion Air Release and Discharge Forms

Share This Item May, 2019 – Los Angeles, California – – The law firm of Baum, Hedlund, Aristei & Goldman will pursue legal action on behalf of grieving Lion Air Flight 610 families who were pressured into signing unlawful release and discharge forms designed to strip away their legal rights. On Oct. 29, 2018, a Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft operating as Lion Air Flight 610 crashed in the Java Sea, Indonesia, killing all 189 passengers and crew onboard. While the official cause of the crash has not yet been determined, a preliminary investigation revealed flight instrument failures tied to a potential design defect in the MAX 8’s Maneuvering Characteristics Augmentation System (MCAS). Concern over these issues prompted a worldwide grounding of all Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft after a second MAX 8, Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302, suffered the same malfunction, and crashed just six minutes after takeoff, killing…

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