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United settles with passenger dragged off its flight

The biggest story of 2017 has its ending now that United Airlines and Dr. David Dao of Elizabethtown, Ky. have reached a settlement.

Dao’s lawyer said the two sides came to an agreement; the details, however, have not been disclosed.

Here’s the news release, courtesy of NBC News:


Do we have any guesses as to how much Dao was paid to move on?

I’m going to guess one million billion dollars.

Article written by Drew Franklin

I can recite every line from Forrest Gump, blindfolded. Follow me on Twitter: @DrewFranklinKSR

11 Comments for United settles with passenger dragged off its flight

  1. RealCatsFan
    5:14 pm April 27, 2017 Permalink

    Whatever it was, it is guaranteed that it was MUCH more than it would have cost to charter another jet for the 4 United employees.

    $5 million.

  2. Rod Crandler
    5:16 pm April 27, 2017 Permalink

    I’m sure the lawyers did very well on this.

  3. ukrain
    5:19 pm April 27, 2017 Permalink

    Literally everyone involved, including the doctor, looked bad. Wonder what his patient load looks like these days?

  4. BTownUKFan
    5:33 pm April 27, 2017 Permalink

    I’m guessing $3 Brazillian.

  5. leon singleton
    5:49 pm April 27, 2017 Permalink

    What about the dead rabbit.

  6. Ridge Runner
    6:14 pm April 27, 2017 Permalink

    A video only shows a portion of the story for sure. But it’s normally enough to freak people out and settle versus agonizing thru Court costs and attempting to explain the entire situation. The only wrong by most people is what they see and the added verbiage enhancing it. Nothing else matters.

    • runningunnin.454
      6:30 pm April 27, 2017 Permalink

      Yep, there was a line in a movie….”Have you ever watched a jury watch a video tape”?

  7. Luether
    9:17 pm April 27, 2017 Permalink

    Nice! Reward the D-bag for breaking the rules. Great example for everyone…

    • DelrayCat
      6:15 am April 28, 2017 Permalink

      Says the biggest D-bag on this message board.

  8. jaws2
    10:33 pm April 27, 2017 Permalink

    Yep, who’s going sue next? Seems like every day someone else tries to get tossed off a plane. The precedent has now been set. Makes me puke!

  9. loservilletard
    12:37 pm April 28, 2017 Permalink

    i’d guess he settled for $1,500 and as many peanuts as he can carry in his pockets. They guy knew he was wrong, and was exposed for the fraud he was. He just wanted it to go away, like United. When it came down to it, United did nothing wrong. They just called the cops on an unruly passenger. The cops did their job as well.