Boeing has settled more than half of Lion Air crash lawsuits: lawyer

Boeing has settled more than half of Lion Air crash lawsuits: lawyer

Boeing Co has settled or is close to settling around 63 or 64 of some 118 cases related to the crash of a Lion Air flight on a 737 MAX aircraft in October 2018, attorney Dan Webb said at a court hearing on Thursday.

Rescue workers load up recovered debris of Lion Air flight JT610 onto a truck at Tanjung Priok port
FILE PHOTO: Rescue workers load up recovered debris of Lion Air flight JT610 onto a truck at Tanjung Priok port in Jakarta, Indonesia, November 2, 2018. REUTERS/Edgar Su

CHICAGO, Del: Boeing Co has settled or is close to settling around 63 or 64 of some 118 cases related to the crash of a Lion Air flight on a 737 MAX aircraft in October 2018, attorney Dan Webb said at a court hearing on Thursday.

Webb, a former U.S. attorney and veteran litigator, recently joined Boeing's legal team to defend the company in cases related to two deadly crashes.

(Reporting by Tracy Rucinski; writing by Tom Hals in Wilmington, Delaware)

Source: Reuters

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