A Texas woman is paralyzed after getting up to use the lavatory, ignoring the fasten seat belt sign, as her Continental Airlines flight approached McAllen Airport in turbulent weather. Naturally, her family is suing Continental. Yes, when you gotta go, you gotta go, but is Continental really to blame? From ABCNews.com. (True, this has nothing to do with airfares, except it does... if people win law suits like this, airfares go up. You and I end up paying. In any case, this woman's family is paying a lot more than the airfare for this flight.)

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