Lawyer: Dragged passenger 'poster child' for airline abuses
But Demetrio said neither Dao nor his family had heard from United. Dao's attorneys indicated that he might file suit against both United and the city of Chicago. Those cities have sworn, armed airport police officers.
The video of a passenger being dragged by an officer from a United Express flight shined an unwanted spotlight on the little-known police force that guards Chicago's two main airports.
On Thursday morning, Dr. Dao's family talked about the ordeal. Munoz himself said on Wednesday that he had left a message for Dao.
Dao's lawyers filed an emergency request with an IL state court on Wednesday to require United Continental Holdings Inc and the City of Chicago to preserve video recordings and other evidence related to the incident, which would be a precursor to a lawsuit.
"He had a serious broken nose, injury to the sinuses and he is going to be undergoing shortly, reconstructive surgery in that regard", said Demetrio.
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Following the forced removal of a passenger from a United Airlines flight and the accompanying internet outrage, Hong Kong actor Donnie Yen Ji-dan has stated publicly that he will never fly the US-based carrier again via his official Facebook account. In Orwellian language, Munoz himself initially apologized for having to "reaccommodate" passengers.
The airline initially communicated that the injured passenger was partially at fault for the situation and that he had become "disruptive and belligerent" when he was told to de-plane.
According to Pew Research, Asians are the best-educated, highest-income racial group in the U.S. The survey reports that most Asian-Americans do not feel a sense of racial discrimination, with only one-in-five saying that they were treated unfairly or discriminated against because they are Asian. I share all of those sentiments, and one above all: my deepest apologies for what happened.
The same week a passenger was dragged off of a flight, a scorpion fell out of an overhead bin and landed on a passenger. "Our crew immediately consulted with a MedLink physician on the ground who provided guidance throughout the incident and assured our crew that it was not a life-threatening matter".
During the beating, Dao also lost teeth. At the hearing, United called it a different set of circumstances. Chicago Alderman Michael Zalewski, head of the committee, called the incident a nightmare that should have been avoidable. He added that he wasn't sure the airport cops were even allowed to make arrests, or only issue tickets. The airline's initial response was widely seen as inadequate, and in recent days United has been trying to apologize. Republic Airline made the decision to assign four of their crewmembers to deadhead on Flight 3411 within minutes of the scheduled departure. Bell says they got out of their seats and stepped on it. Bell was stung by the scorpion, so he and his wife searched all over the internet about scorpions and what its sting could do. In 2015, the company reported a $4.7 billion tax write-off due to losses in previous years, wiping out its tax bill of $1.5 billion and boosting its net income from $4.5 billion to $7.3 billion.
It was his third 50-point triple-double of the season - another record - and left Westbrook feeling "blessed, very blessed". He barely missed a pair of rebounds in the final minute, either of which would have given him the record.
He said he began watching " Survivor " at a time when he was dealing with both depression and transitioning. Zeke Smith , a contestant on CBS's Survivor, has been publicly outed as transgender by another contestant.
Rose regrouped quickly, however, and has established himself as one of the game's leading players, now ranked 14th in the world. Championship, at the age of just nineteen, Sergio Garcia reached the eighteenth hole one shot behind the leader, Tiger Woods.
There is no way around it", Tusk said, "The EU27 [the remaining member states] does not and will not pursue a punitive approach. He said: "Starting parallel talks on all issues at the same time as suggested by some in the United Kingdom will not happen.
The 300 million people now battling depression is an increase of more than 18 percent from rates reported from 2005 to 2015. Every year on April 7, the World Health Organisation ( WHO ) organises World Health Day in celebration of its founding.
Still, the source, as well as other Trump officials, told Axios that its only a matter of time before Trump makes major changes. House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) is reportedly in the running.
More than 90 per cent of the world's executions took place in five countries - China , Iran , Saudi Arabia, Iraq and Pakistan. The US, for the first time since 2006, fell from its place in top five executors to seventh place behind Egypt.
That compares with 2016's season that produced hurricane activity that was about 135 percent of the average. For the entire USA coastline, the chances of a Category 3, 4 or 5 storm making landfall are 42 percent.
Gardner doubled ahead of No. 2 hitter Sanchez in the fifth, and then Sanchez - just 1-for-14 on the season entering that at-bat. Given the position that Sanchez plays - catcher - it will be interesting to see how much time Sanchez will spend on the shelf.
There she began to blog anonymously for the BBC's Urdu language site, campaigning for the right of girls to an education. Girls often lack access to education because they have to work, care for younger siblings or are married early.
The concern, the researchers say, is that the coral that was damaged during the mass bleaching in 2016 has no chance of recovery. Terry Hughes , Director of the ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies , who conducted the aerial surveys of the reef.
Assad says army 'gave up' all chemical weapons
Much as in 2013, the United States has used protecting the chemical weapons taboo as justification for possible military action. Rycroft said "samples obtained from Khan Sheikhun" have "tested positive for the nerve agent sarin or a sarin-like substance".
Apple and Foxconn to bid for Toshiba's chip business
However, even if SK hynix buys the chip unit, it may suffer from the winner's curse, Daishin Securities said. However, the competition became heated after Hon Hai proposed a whopping 31 trillion won for the bid.
Simone Biles heartwarming tribute on 'DWTS'
Judges were impressed by Bonner's ability to show fluidity and control in each of his movements and awarded them 32/40. Bonner Bolton, the bull rider who almost died a year ago, got the waterworks going with a very clean foxtrot.
'I Think' Susan Rice May Have Committed A Crime
Rice has come under fire this week amid reports that she was responsible for the unmasking of the identities of Trump associates . Certain government officials such as Rice may request names to be revealed to help them understand the intelligence reports.
Few on late missed call: 'Just the way it goes'
From there, as the teams continued to trade points, the officials couldn't stop blowing the whistle. Jackson was 0-for-9 from beyond the arc but finished with 16 points, while Isaiah Hicks added 13.
Harry Kane Striker back to boost Tottenham title hopes
Spurs made it six league victories on the spin with a dominant showing to maintain the heat on leaders Chelsea. Spurs' cause will be aided by the return of Harry Kane who has missed the last month with an ankle injury.
Curry Doubtful For Durant's Likely Return To Action
However, two-time reigning MVP Stephen Curry is listed as doubtful to face the Pelicans on Saturday because of a bruised knee. At 65-14, the team is now 4.5 games clear of the San Antonio Spurs, who are going to play as the No. 2 seed in the playoffs.
Davis Cup: US wins doubles to stay alive in quarterfinal
Jordan Thompson will face John Isner , who was in excellent form despite losing to Kyrgios on Saturday over three tense sets. Thompson, Australians No. 2 singles behind No. 16 Kyrgios, was a prohibitive underdog against Sock.
Sun block takes sting out of Westbrook's record quest
The Pistons used a 12-1 spurt, capped by four points from Marjanovic, to cut the lead to 94-93 midway through the fourth quarter. Westbrook, meanwhile, finished with 23 points, 12 rebounds and eight assists plus eight turnovers in 36 minutes.