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I Got a $10,000 Voucher for Being Bumped Off a United Flight – Thanks to Consumer Protection Laws
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I Got a $10,000 Voucher for Being Bumped Off a United Flight – Thanks to Consumer Protection Laws

Author Allison Preiss explains how consumer protection laws helped net her money when she was bumped from a flight.

Under the Trump administration and the current leadership in Congress, “regulation” has become a dirty word. But in reality, these laws and regulations are what give regular people something like a fair shake when dealing with deep-pocketed corporations.

I should know: It was federal regulation that netted me a $10,000 airline voucher when I was bumped from a recent flight.

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