Private Aviation Accident Lawyers
If you lost a loved one in a private plane accident, you may be entitled to receive significant compensation for your losses.
Private Planes: A Deadly Form of Transportation
Loss of Control In-Flight is the most significant cause of small plane crashes. In fact, nearly half of all general aviation crashes are caused by in flight loss of control. Another deadly cause of crashes is “controlled flight into terrain” where the pilot did not realize they were flying into a mountain, object, body of water, or some other obstacle until it was too late. These types of accidents are as terrifying as they sound, and they almost always result in death.
Small plane crashes are usually catastrophic and take hundreds of lives each year and even more people are injured in small plane accidents, sometimes even before the plane leaves the ground. Anyone who was injured in an accident or who lost a loved one in a crash may be entitled to compensation.
Most Plane Crashes Are Preventable
While loss of control and flying into terrain or objects are two of the most common causes of fatal crashes, the FAA reports that systems failures, fuel issues, component failure, and midair collisions also cause a great number of accidents. But the fact is, most of these issues are avoidable and preventable.
If you lost a loved one in a small plane crash, understand that you only have a certain amount of time to file a claim, and the clock starts ticking at the moment of the crash. In some states, the statute of limitations could be as short as one year. If you want justice, contact us as soon as possible.
We Fight for Your Right to Compensation
If you were injured or lost a loved one in a small plane crash, contact us as soon as possible. We have been fighting for the rights of families who lost loved ones in crashes for decades and we stand ready to fight for you now. We will ensure you are treated fairly, that your rights are protected, and that you receive the justice you deserve for your grief, agony, and pain.
Plane crash cases are almost always complicated because they may involve numerous elements of fault. Your pilot may be to blame, but so may be the plane manufacturer, maintenance personnel, or even air traffic control. Equipment failures are another common cause of small plane crashes, so the equipment manufacturer may also be liable.
When we investigate your claim, we do more than apply the appropriate laws. We analyze all evidence and data to determine the cause of the crash, and then determine an estimate of damages based on your pain and suffering, medical bills and funeral costs, lost work and missed wages, loss of consortium, and wrongful death. We use this information to help you get the most compensation available.
Why Choose Us?
We are dedicated to holding negligent entities responsible for the injuries they cause, and we don’t let them get away with short-changing your grief, pain, and suffering. We won’t let them take advantage of your or your family and we will help you get the justice you deserve. Contact us today to learn more about how we handle private aviation claims, including how we-
Analyze the evidence, black box data, eyewitness testimony, and expert testimony to see exactly what caused the crash and determine the scope of your injuries and losses so you know exactly how to file your claims.
Estimate the cost of damages and loss with medical and aviation experts who know how to estimate the true cost of plane crash injuries and deaths.
Advocate on behalf of plane crash victims and their families to ensure you get the most compensation possible for your injuries and losses.
Negotiate with the airline on your behalf to reach the best settlement possible.
When necessary, litigate your case in court and use every lawful measure to obtain the compensation you need and deserve.
Recent Private Plane Crash Verdicts and Settlements
$48 million awarded to the families of six people killed in plane with a substandard aftermarket alloy blade.
$27.7 million awarded to pilot injured when his plane crashed because of a defective fuel pump
$7.4 million awarded to family in fatal small plane crash verdict
$6.7 million awarded to family of an ag – pilot who crashed into the observation tower
Engine maker pays $2.75 million to widow of a Forest Service employee who died in small plane crash