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Dr. David Dao's Lawyers Hold Press Conference Saying There Will 'Probably' Be A Lawsuit Against 'Bully' United After Detailing His Numerous Injuries

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David Dao is seeking justice.

United Airlines should probably start gearing up for a legal battle against the doctor, who was violently dragged off an overbooked flight on Sunday.

On Thursday, the injured traveler's legal reps held a press conference with his daughter, Crystal Pepper, and renowned aviation lawyer, Tom Demetrio, and corporate law specialist, Stephen Golan, present to address Dao's next steps following the controversial incident.

Related: Bill O'Reilly LAUGHS At Bloodied United Passenger

Taking the mic, Demetrio called out the "bully" airline for not showing their client common decency and respect, while announcing that there will "probably" be a lawsuit regarding the incident:

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Watch Out, United — Beaten Passenger David Dao Hires Two Prominent Chicago Lawyers! Read Their First Statement!

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Buckle up, United Airlines, because you're about to hit stormy skies.

The airline has enraged the public this week for violently yanking an uncooperative passenger off an overbooked flight.

Now, the company is gearing up for a legal battle that can't be fixed with a half-assed apology tweet.

Related: Ellen DeGeneres Gives United Some Much Needed Advice

While United was playing the aviation blame game, the victim of Sunday's incident, Dr. David Dao, enlisted the aid of two prominent Chicago attorneys, hinting that he plans on giving the airline quite the ass kicking in court.

The 69-year-old medical professional has hired corporate law specialist Stephen Golan and personal injury specialist Thomas Demetrio. This suggests Dao will not only sue for United's mistreatment of him, but for their procedures which allowed them to kick him off to make room for their own crew.

In their first move, the family's attorney issued a statement saying Dr. Dao is still recovering in a Chicago hospital, telling WKLY:

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Cirque Du Soleil Performer Suffers Terrifying Fall During Swing Act!

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Cirque du Soleil Luzia performer injured during act!

Stuff like this scares us to death!

A female Cirque du Soleil performer was performing a swing-to-swing act during LUZIA in Marymoor Park in Washington when she missed, fell, and landed on her back.

Related: DWTS' Maksim Undergoes Surgery

The show was stopped as the woman was taken away on a gurney to be treated.

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DWTS's Maksim Chmerkovskiy Undergoes Surgery Following Calf Injury!

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Get well soon, Maksim!

Maksim Chmerkovskiy's calf injury is going to have him out at least another week.

In an attempt to make a full recovery, the Dancing With The Stars pro revealed he's getting care from Seeds Orthopaedics, and even shared an Instagram selfie (above) from the hospital on Wednesday night.

Related: DWTS Sends Home Its First Celeb

The 37-year-old captured the pic of himself in his surgery gown, writing:

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At Least 18 Injured After Hong Kong Escalator Unexpectedly Changes Direction At Warp Speed

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People with escalator fears — LOOK AWAY!

On Saturday, at least 18 people were left injured at a mall in Hong Kong when an escalator unexpectedly changed direction at an increased speed. So scary!

Related: Cops Deal With A *Saucy* Situation At A Taco Bell

Chaos ensued when a heavily crowded escalator at the Langham Place shopping center changed from moving upwards to downwards without warning AND at a terrifyingly fast speed. Not only did shoppers scream from shock, but many lost their balance and stumbled backwards, which caused quite the pileup at the bottom of the moving steps.

One injured female shopper told the South Morning China Post:

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Dancing With The Stars' Maksim Chmerkovskiy Will NOT Be Dancing Monday Night After An Injury!

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Get better soon, Maksim!

Yikes! Dancing With The Stars just lost a pro ahead of its second week of season 24!

But hopefully not for good!

On Monday, Good Morning America announced Maksim Chmerkovskiy would not be able to dance on the March 27 episode due to a calf injury.

Play: Does Heather Morris Have An Unfair Advantage On DWTS?

It turns out the fan favorite was hurt during Friday's rehearsals, and can even be heard in footage saying:

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