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United Passenger Dragged Off Plane Settles With Airline

  • Terms of Dao’s settlement with United to remain confidential
  • Dao suffered a concussion and broken nose during removal
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United Airlines avoided a lawsuit by settling out of court with a passenger whose forcible removal from a plane was captured on video and circulated online by fellow travelers, sparking widespread condemnation of the carrier.

Terms of David Dao’s settlement with Chicago-based United are confidential, according to a press release issued Thursday by Corboy & Demetrio, the law firm which represents him.