Family Receives $3.19 Million Verdict in Case Against Alaska Airlines for Injuries Suffered by Their Elderly Mother at Airport That Led to Her Death, According to Luvera Law Firm

A jury rendered a $3.19 million verdict in favor of the family of Bernice Kekona. The elderly and disabled passenger suffered fatal injuries when she fell down an escalator while in her wheelchair after Alaska Airlines failed to provide gate-to-gate transportation—which had been requested and confirmed five times—to a connecting flight in 2017. The verdict against Alaska was handed down Monday, February 22, 2021 in King County Superior Court.