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United Employee Shoves 71-Year-Old Man to Ground

United Employee Shoves 71-Year-Old Man to Ground
Ryan Boyd

Ronald Tigner, a 71-year-old Houston man, has filed a lawsuit against United Airlines after a United employee knocked him to the ground at George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH). Video footage shows Tigner being shoved to the ground by a United Airlines customer service representative in full view of the United ticket counter. Tigner was left unattended and apparently unconscious for several minutes before another passenger checked on the prone septuagenarian.

United claims that the employee, Alejandro Anastasia, has since been terminated.

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  1. arcticflier

    June 15, 2017 at 3:58 am


    Without further detsils it is premature to say who wasat fault but its time to call the Police into this matter.

  2. viking737

    June 15, 2017 at 8:11 am

    Did this happen in 2015?

  3. Dr. HFH

    June 15, 2017 at 6:29 pm

    There’s one happy lawyer. The only question is going to be how many zeroes go on the check from United.

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