Danny Cevallos: Dr. David Dao and United Airlines both had good reasons to settle the case now
United needed Dao to agree to settle to stop the flurry of bad publicity, Cevallos says
Danny Cevallos (@CevallosLaw) is a CNN legal analyst and a personal injury and criminal defense attorney practicing in New York, Pennsylvania and the US Virgin Islands. The opinions expressed in this commentary are his.
(CNN)On Thursday it was announced that United Airlines had reached an undisclosed settlement with Dr. David Dao, the passenger dragged off a flight just a few weeks ago, bloodied and semiconscious, and seen in a video that generated a flood of negative publicity for the airline.
It must have been a kajillion dollars, right?