Aviation, or airplane, accidents are unlike typical vehicle accidents, because they commonly involve more injured people, more damaged property, expensive equipment and cause complex insurance disputes. Victims of aviation accidents often suffer severe mental and physical injuries that they will have to deal with for the rest of their lives. Accidents may be caused by:
Aviation accidents are extremely complex, because they may involve more than one city, municipality or state, as well as areas over bodies of water. The laws of multiple jurisdictions may need to be considered depending on the specific facts of each case. In addition, multiple parties may bear responsibility for the accident, including aircraft and parts manufacturers, pilots and other flight crew members, and airline owners. As a result of its intricate nature, it is important that the victims of aviation accidents contact an attorney as soon as possible to evaluate the potential claim.
The party responsible will have to pay the medical expenses, the physical and emotional therapy bills, and any funeral and burial expenses that may be needed. Building a strong case requires a relationship with the appropriate experts, such as medical professionals and experts in the Federal Aviation Administration’s rules and regulations. Paul Wilson of the Wilson Law Firm South Florida has fostered those relationships with the industry’s top experts. He is skilled in litigating complex aviation accident cases and will fight for the greatest amount of compensation possible.