United Airlines is Being Sued Over Their Assault on Dr Dao

Dr Dao has retained a lawyer and is suing United Airlines for their treatment of him on a recent flight.  I have seen a lot of comments that the airlines was well within their rights to bump him from the flight.  That is a misconception I would like to clear up right now.  Before the plane loads it’s passengers, they do have a right to bump you even though it’s their own fault for overbooking the flight.  However, once a passenger loads and takes their seat, they no longer have that right and dragging him off the plane was clearly illegal.

Lawyers for the passenger dragged from a United Airlines plane in Chicago filed an emergency request with an Illinois state court on Wednesday to require the carrier to preserve video recordings…



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