Planes can be extremely scary for a lot of people, and Hollywood movies definitely do not help. While a plane crash is one in a million, it is true that they can occur. Chances of someone dying from an actual plane crash is five in a million, while chances of dying from walking down the street are one in five-hundred. With that being said, any plane crash is likely to have catastrophic consequences. If you have been injured or lost a loved one in an aviation accident, call to speak to the personal injury lawyers at Malloy Law Offices, LLC today. Our experienced Bethesda Aviation Accident Attorneys know what it takes to win maximum compensation for our clients.
A plane accident is an occurrence directly associated with the operation of an aircraft. An incident that occurs between the time a person boards an aircraft with the intention to fly and the time the last person deplanes, in which a person on the aircraft is seriously or fatally injured and the aircraft sustains damage, is considered an aviation accident. The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) investigate aviation accidents in the U.S.
A combination of factors can contribute to aviation accidents. The most common causes include:
After a serious aviation accident, the damages you may be entitled to claim will depend on the specific facts and circumstances of your accident, injuries, and losses. Generally, damages in an aviation accident claim may include:
Some of the physical damages an individual can obtain from a plane accident can be:
If you or your loved one has been injured in an aviation accident, it is in your best interest to speak with an experienced Bethesda personal injury attorney as soon as possible. Our aviation accident lawyers can investigate the accident, secure evidence, and witness testimony, and determine cause and liability. We can negotiate with insurance companies on your behalf for a full and fair settlement, and take your case to court if necessary, to recover the compensation you deserve. Contact us today for a free consultation, in order to determine if you have a case and possible compensation.