First the leggings, then the dragging, and now, a United Airlines passenger was stung mid-flight by what airline officials believe was a scorpion.
The shocking incident, which resulted in the passenger reeling in pain, happened last week on a flight from Houston to Calgary, Canada.
In a statement, the airline said that the passenger, whose identity has not been released, received medical attention when the flight landed. According to airline officials, the sting was not life-threatening.…
The United Airlines passenger who went viral after being brutally removed from an overbooked flight, is a disgraced medical doctor who was charged with 98 felony drug counts for illegally prescribing and trafficking painkillers in 2005.
Dr. David Dao was accused of fraudulently filling prescriptions for hydrocodone, Oxycontin and Percocet. The good doctor even wrote prescriptions and checks to a patient in exchange for sex. He was eventually given 5 years probation.
In February, 2005, Dr. Dao surrendered his license to practice medicine in Kentucky. In 2015 the medical board lifted the suspension and allowed him to practice medicine with some restrictions. Last year, the medical board imposed even more restrictions — now he can only practice internal medicine in an outpatient facility one day a week. Continue reading