An attorney for David Dao, the man ripped off a United Airlines flight earlier this week, said his client sustained a “severe concussion” and several other injuries from the incident.
Attorneys from Chicago-based firm Corboy & Demetrio hosted a news conference on Thursday morning, where they announced it was possible they would file a lawsuit.
United Airlines has been under fire after several videos went viral of Dao being forcibly removed from his flight from Chicago to Louisville. The 69-year-old man is a doctor from Kentucky, and was forced from the plane to make room for four employees who needed to take the flight.
When he refused to leave the plane, two officers dragged the man down the aisle of the plane by his arms. Videos and photos showed the man bloodied from the altercation.
Here are five things learned from the news conference:
“I think what happened to Dr. Dao could have happened to any one of us,” Demetrio said.