Nos. 288, 396 and 520, Dockets 83-7674, 83-7680 and 83-7698.

727 F.2d 202 (1984)

Jane S. SHATKIN, as Executrix of the Estate of Lloyd J. Shatkin, Deceased, Plaintiff-Appellee-Cross-Appellant, v. McDONNELL DOUGLAS CORPORATION and American Airlines, Inc., Defendants-Appellants-Cross-Appellees.

United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit.

Decided January 26, 1984.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Randal R. Craft, Jr., New York City (Peter Hoenig, Lawrence M. Harnett, Haight, Gardner, Poor & Havens, New York City, of counsel), for defendant-appellant American Airlines, Inc.

Mendes & Mount, New York City (Garrett J. Fitzpatrick, Anthony G. Bouscaren, New York City, of counsel), for defendant-appellant McDonnell Douglas Corp.

David S. Gould, New York City (F. Lee Bailey and Aaron J. Broder, New York City, of counsel), for plaintiff-appellee Jane S. Shatkin.

Before FRIENDLY, MANSFIELD and KEARSE, Circuit Judges.

MANSFIELD, Circuit Judge:

Defendants American Airlines, Inc. (American) and McDonnell Douglas Corporation (McDonnell Douglas) appeal from that portion of a judgment entered in the Southern District of New York pursuant to the order of Judge Milton Pollack after a jury rendered a special verdict awarding plaintiff Jane Shatkin $87,500 for conscious pain and suffering experienced by her son Lloyd Shatkin immediately prior to the crash of an American Airlines jet on...

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