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Boeing Reaches First Settlements With Lion Air Crash Victims (1)

Sept. 25, 2019, 6:47 PM

Boeing Co. has reached the first settlements of lawsuits filed by families of Lion Air passengers who died when the 737 Max aircraft crashed in Indonesia late last year.

Eleven of 17 clients represented by the Wisner Law Firm in Chicago have settled claims, partner Alexandra M. Wisner said in an interview. She declined to say how much Boeing agreed to pay, citing a confidentiality provision. Reuters earlier reported each family will get at least $1.2 million.

A Boeing spokesman declined to comment on the settlements. In July, the company said it was offering $100 million to support the families ...

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