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Types of Aviation Accidents

Hire a Fighter: Retain a Doan Law Firm Aviation Accident Lawyer

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration, as well as the Convention on International Civil Aviation, have developed a specific legal definition for what constitutes and aviation accident. An aviation accident is defined as an occurrence that is directly associated with the operation of an aircraft. It is considered an aviation accident when it takes place between the time a person boards an aircraft with the specific intention to fly and continues until the last person deplanes. An incident rises to the level of an aviation accident when a person on the aircraft is seriously or fatally injured and the aircraft itself sustains damage.

The legal team at The Doan Law Firm has experience in handling a wide range for different types of aviation accident cases. An initial consultation with a Doan Law Firm aviation accident lawyer can be schedule any time by calling our hotline at (800) 349-0000.

The National Transportation Safety Board, or NTSB, investigates aviation accidents in the United States. Although there are always specific facts associated with a particular events, there are some more frequent types of aviation accidents in the United States and elsewhere around the world.

Common Types of Aviation Accidents

There are a number of aviation accidents that occur with greater frequency over those that are less commonplace. Oftentimes, a combination of causes underpin a particular aviation accident.

The more frequently occurring types of aviation accidents include:

  • pilot error
  • mechanical failure
  • design defect or failure
  • air traffic control error
  • defective runways

In many cases, something will go awry during the course of a flight. The initial problem is aggravated by another issue. For example, a mechanical failure of some sort may occur, which is not in and of itself particularly significant. However, due to pilot error, that initial problem becomes aggravated, resulting in an aviation accident that results in serious and even fatal injuries.

A key element in ensuring that your rights fully are protected in the aftermath of an aviation accident is identifying all of the underlying causes. By ensuring that all underlying causes of an aviation accident are identified, all potentially responsible parties are also identified.

An aviation accident lawyer from our firm understands the importance of a full and complete investigation of an aviation accident to ensure that underlying causes and responsible parties fully are identified.

Compensation in an Aviation Accident CaseAviation Injury Lawyer

The potential compensation available in an aviation accident case depends upon the specific facts and circumstances of an incident and your injuries and other losses. With that noted, there are some specific types of injuries, damages, and losses an aviation accident lawyer from our firm seek on behalf of your clients. These include:

  • pain and suffering
  • mental anguish and emotional distress
  • medical bills and expenses
  • permanent disability
  • permanent disfigurement
  • lost income
  • property damage or loss

The Doan Law Firm Aviation Accident Attorney Fee Promise

The legal team at our firm understands that you have a tremendous amount to contend with in the aftermath of an aviation accident. You don't need the added burden of trying to figure out how you will come up with the money necessary to pay attorney fees.

The Doan Law Firm will charge you nothing in the way of attorney fees in your aviation accident case unless we obtain a settlement or judgment for you. The no-fee commitment is a promise that we make to clients in personal injury cases like your own.

Get a Fighter on Your Side with an Aviation Accident Lawyer from The Doan Law Firm

An aviation accident lawyer from The Doan Law Firm stands ready to meet with you at your convenience. You can schedule an appointment with an aviation accident attorney from our legal team right now by calling our injury hotline at (800) 349-0000. Our aviation accident injury hotline is staffed 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 52 weeks a year. This includes all major holidays.

The Doan Law Firm is nationwide. As a result, we can schedule an initial consultation with you at any one of our offices.

Depending on your needs and circumstances, we can also schedule an appointment with you at your home, or even the hospital. We can also arrange for a virtual consultation via the Internet.

During an initial consultation, an experience aviation accident lawyer from our team will provide you with an evaluation of your case. Legal counsel will also provide answers to your questions. We never charge a fee for an initial consultation with an aviation accident lawyer from our firm.

Contact an Experienced Personal Injury Lawyer

After an accident, the responsible party's insurance company may try to reduce the claim amount. Commonly, insurance adjusters are trained to get information from the injured to assist in reducing the claim. Though some insurers are less guilty of this practice than others, it is important to realize that insurance companies are profit-oriented corporations and reducing claims results in increased profits for shareholders. This can create a situation for the injured in which they are offered a settlement that does not truly reflect the damages suffered. If you accept this settlement, you lose the ability to get more money should your injuries require further medical treatments. It is critical that victims get legal assistance in any personal injury case, and The Doan Law Firm is prepared to fight relentlessly for your rights.

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