An Asian-origin teacher has decided to sue United Airlines as she was forced to hold her two- year-old son on her lap after the airlines gave away the toddler’s seat to a standby passenger, according to a media report.
Shirley Yamauchi said she hopes her lawsuit will help protect other passengers from this type of treatment.
“United said they would change and I want to see that happen. I don’t want anymore passengers possibly in danger,” she said.
Her attorney says he is ready for a trial.
“United deserves everything we can do to them. We’ll let the people decide what to do to people that are this greedy and put lives potentially in danger,” attorney Michael Green was quoted as saying by the Hawai News Now.
Yamauchi, a Kapolei Middle School teacher, held her toddler, Taizo, for the entire three-and-a-half hour flight from Houston to Boston.
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