Man Suing TSA After Urn Spilled In Checked Bag

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    Finding an eternal resting place at sea for his mother was what was weighing on Shannon Thomas as he traveled to Puerto Rico to spread her ashes. Until he arrived at his destination and opened his checked baggage. #182181519 / gettyimages.com In a federal civil complaint filed in Cleveland, Ohio on October 2, 2014, airline passenger Shannon Thomas alleges that he suffered emotional distress and damage to his personal property after TSA agents (named unknown defendants) opened and inspected his checked baggage, including “negligently, carelessly, and recklessly replaced the lid of the urn, placed a bag inspection notice in the Plaintiff’s suitcase, and sent the bag on its way.” Mr. Thomas found that the urn “had been opened and the remains of his mother spilled on his clothing and interior of his suitcase.” The Complaint states, “No person speaking on behalf of the United States or TSA has ever issued an apology, explanation, or notification to Plaintiff aside from the bag search notice.” Mr. Thomas made this trip on... The post Man Suing TSA After Urn Spilled In Checked Bag appeared first on Travel Blawg.

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