Elias v. Israel Railways

Train Passengers sued the train company for inefficient enforcement of the smoke free law, claiming that they were harmed by other passengers smoking on open platforms. The court certified the lawsuit as class action on behalf of 320,000 non-smoking passengers for 100 Shekel for each second hand smoking incident, total of 32 million Shekel ($9M).


Elias v. Israel Railways, CLA 38375-06-13, Jerusalem District Court (2014)

  • Israel
  • May 13, 2014
  • Jerusalem District Court



  • Boaz Elias
  • Reut Barhad-Goldfarb

Defendant Israel Railways, Ltd.

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