Aviation lawyer from Alaska, Jerry Skinner has taken up their case and is going to hand it over to European Court of Human Rights, according to the newspaper.
"Something creative is going to have to be done here because this is too big and too complicated for the judicial system to handle on its own and it involves people who will not yield to the judicial system, such as the Russians and the Ukrainians," Skinner said as quoted by The Daily Mail.
"Both of them bear a lot of responsibility for this," he added.
After the tragedy the airline promised compensation to the victims' families and is ready to pay about $180,000 for each person killed.
On July 17, Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 en route from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur crashed in eastern Ukraine, killing all 298 people onboard, among them were 27 Australians. Kiev authorities accused independence fighters of southeastern self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic (DPR) and Luhansk People's Republic (LPR) of shooting down the plane. The southeastern authorities said that they do not have weapons able to shoot down an aircraft flying at the usual altitude of a Boeing 777.