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Airplane Accidents

Las Vegas Airplane Accident Attorney

Airplane Accidents in Nevada

While airplane transportation is relatively safe, when an accident does occur it is typically devastating. Due to the nature of airplane and helicopter accidents, many passengers are seriously injured or do not survive. If you have been involved in a airplane accident, it is important to seek the assistance of a qualified airplane accident attorney to learn about your legal rights and receive the compensation you deserve.

What Causes Airplane Accidents?

Airplane accidents can occur on the ground, runway, or in the air. Some common causes include:
  • Pilot Error
  • Communication Failures
  • Faulty Equipment
  • Structural Problems
  • Design Problems
  • Regulation Violations
  • Negligence

While not all tragic events such as a airplane accident are avoidable, in most cases, the accident is preventable.

Determining Liability in an Airplane Crash

While commercial airplane accidents typically receive the most media coverage, common carriers, private planes, and other aircrafts can also be involved in airplane accidents.

The National Transportation Safety Board and the Federal Aviation Administration are the federal agencies in charge of investigating the cause of airplane accidents. The reason for a Las Vegas airplane accident is often difficult to determine. Due to the extensive damage caused by the impact or destruction of an airplane, it can be difficult to establish the source of the problem.

Once the cause(s) have been established, your qualified Las Vegas airplane accident attorney can determine liability for your losses and suffering. Depending on the nature of the accident, any of the following can be held liable for an airplane accident: the owner and operator of the aircraft, manufacturers or maintenance suppliers, the pilot, Federal Air Traffic controllers, and possibly other parties.

How an Airplane Accident Attorney Can Help

An airplane accident will likely result in wrongful death or severe injury, making airplane accidents possibly the most deadly form of transportation accident. In the event of a Las Vegas airplane accident, it is vital to know your legal rights. You or your family may be entitled to compensation for your pain and suffering, past and future medical expenses, lost earning capacity, loss of companionship, punitive damages, and more.

Legal claims arising from a Las Vegas airplane accident require a comprehensive understanding of FAA regulations, airplane safety, and function, and airplane accident litigation. Aviation litigation is complex area of law, which requires experience and competence to pursue. Our qualified Las Vegas airplane accident attorneys have a wealth of experience representing those who have suffered tragic loss in airplane accidents.

If you or a loved one has been adversely affected by a airplane accident, contact us today to receive a free evaluation of your case. Our qualified aviation litigation attorneys at Bertoldo Carter Smith & Cullen can help you understand you legal rights and ensure your best interest.

Don’t delay – contact our Los Vegas aviation accident attorneys right away at (702) 505-8115.

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