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Airplane Accident Injury Lawsuits

Airplane | Lawsuits, Lawyers | Accidents: Injury, Fatality | Plane, Crash

Sometimes it is difficult to remember that air travel is consistently the safest way to travel long distances. Unfortunately no means of transportation is completely risk free and like other modes of travel, airplanes are not immune from tragic accidents. A variety of problems can occur that result in an air accident including mechanical problems and pilot error.

The law suits that result from airplane crashes are quite complex and unique. Lawyers representing plaintiffs typically crash survivors or family members of deceased crash victims in airplane cases face a variety of complicated issues. It is important that you choose a law firm that has extensive experience representing air accident victims and their families and that has consistently achieved the best results for its clients.

Our attorneys have substantial experience representing victims of aviation tragedies. Our attorneys have successfully represented victims of several high profile tragedies, including the: 1992 US Air Crash, 1995 Tower Air Crash, 1996 TWA Crash and 1999 Egypt Air Crash.

Legal Help For Victims Affected By Airplane Accidents

If you or a loved have been injured in an airplane accident, please fill out the form at the right for a free case evaluation by a qualified personal injury attorney or call us at 1-800-YOURLAWYER (1-800-968-7529).

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Buffalo Crash Likely Caused by Pilot Error, Insufficient Training

May 12, 2009 | Parker Waichman LLP
There has been much ongoing speculation as to what caused the fatal Continental Flight 3407 crash that killed all 49 crew and passengers and one resident on the ground in Buffalo on February 12. Now, media outlets are pointing to grave pilot error and a background rife with incompetence, including insufficient training. The plane involved was a Bombardier Dash 8-Q400 turboprop, operated by Colgan Air.CBS News reported that Colgan Air confirmed that captain Marvin Renslow, 47, had five...

Pilot Error Likely to Blame in Buffalo Plane Crash

Mar 26, 2009 | Parker Waichman LLP
Federal investigators have been analyzing the events leading up to the Buffalo, New York plane crash that killed 50 people in February, and are specifically looking at pilot training and the pilot’s responses in his final moments.  Now, according to CNN, the crew might be to blame in its handling of the plane’s stall.On February 12, the Continental Connection Flight 3407—a Colgan Air Bombardier Dash 8 Q400—crashed into a home near the Buffalo-Niagara International...

Some Boeing 777s At Risk for Power Loss Because of Engine Flaw, NTSB Says

Mar 16, 2009 | Parker Waichman LLP
U.S. transportation regulators are questioning the safety of some Boeing 777s built with Rolls-Royce engines.  Apparently, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is not convinced that procedures recently adopted by airlines flying Boeing 777s will prevent a potentially catastrophic power loss related to a defect in the Rolls-Royce engine.According to a report posted on Reuters.com, Boeing 777s with Rolls-Royce engines could lose power in freezing weather due to accumulation of ice...

Investigators Look at Pilot's Actions in Buffalo Plane Crash

Feb 18, 2009 | Parker Waichman LLP
Investigators probing the crash of Continental Airlines Flight 3407 in Buffalo, New York are taking a closer look at the pilot’s final activities.  Fifty people—49 passengers and crew members and one resident on the ground—perished in the flight that went down into a house in Clarence Center in New York.WKBW said that investigators are now looking at the possibility that the pilot’s final actions might have contributed to the accident and noted that he might have...

Evidence in Buffalo Plane Crash Points to Ice as a Cause

Feb 17, 2009 | Parker Waichman LLP
As the investigation into the crash of Continental Flight 3407 continues to unfold, federal investigators are seeing more evidence that ice, not mechanical failure, caused the accident that killed all 49 passengers and crew and one person on the ground.According Newsday, investigators are saying that not only does the evidence point to wing icing as playing a critical role in the crash, but that another pilot flying on the same night in western New York also reported dangerous icing...

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