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    United Passenger Begins Legal Action Over Forced Removal

    No destroying the evidence now. Lawyers for David Dao, the 69-year-old doctor whose violent removal from an overbooked United Airlines flight was viewed by millions online, have filed an emergency court request to force the airline to preserve video recordings, passenger lists and other potential evidence. Dao, who’s still hospitalized, was bumped from his seat in favor of United crew members and was dragged off by police. United CEO Oscar Munoz has apologized and offered refunds to all the flight’s passengers, but insists he won’t be resigning.

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