SAN FRANCISCO (CBS/AP) — More than 70 passengers aboard an Asiana Airlines flight that crashed in San Francisco two years ago have reached a settlement in their lawsuits against the airline.
Lawyers for the passengers and Asiana say in a court filing Tuesday that theyâve reached agreements with 72 passengers who filed personal injury claims.READ MORE: Notorious Norteño Gang Member 'Lil Rhino' Sentenced For Carrying Out Jailhouse Attacks
Plaintiffsâ attorney Frank Pitre says this is the first set of lawsuits to be resolved after the Boeing 777 crashed on final approach to San Francisco International Airport. Dozens of additional cases are still pending.
Pitre said the settlement amount was confidential.READ MORE: CA Lawmakers Vote To Legalize Rolling Stops For Cyclists; Bill Awaits Governor's Signature
The settlements also include the airplaneâs manufacturer, Boeing, and Air Cruisers Co., which made the planeâs evacuation slides.
The July 6, 2013, crash killed three Chinese teens and left nearly 200 people injured.MORE NEWS: Lafayette City Council to Discuss Traffic Safety With School Officials, Public After Deadly Accident
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