Our condolences for your loss.
What evidence do you have that it was their intention to make you miss the funeral?
I see. Although airlines generally provide comprehensive disclaimers regarding their legal liability, then cannot disclaim liability for intentional torts, such as intentional infliction of emotional distress.
You need to consult with a local attorney that has handled cases against airlines. A personal injury attorney may be able to assist you. Contact the state and county bar associations for referrals to attorneys in your area. Most will provide a low cost or free consultation.
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