Courtroom Confidential: The $100,000 Speeding Ticket

There's more than one reason to watch football on TV. Just ask Michael Lasseter, the fan whose Nov. 16 dash through Atlanta's Hartsfield International Airport--reportedly to retrieve a video camera and still catch his flight to make a game--caused the airport to be shut down for three hours. Lasseter's sprint into a secured area has already earned him a criminal charge of disorderly conduct. Now it looks as if the civil courts will get a piece of the scurrying banker too. AirTran Airways, which says it lost $1 million when air traffic across the East was disrupted, is suing Lasseter for...

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