Every year, millions of people fly in airplanes, helicopters and hot air balloons in the United States. While the odds of an accident are very small compared to motor vehicle travel, several thousand air passengers and crew are injured every year, and dozens are killed, according to the National Transportation Safety Board. The aviation injury lawyers at Ross & Ross, P.C. have considerable experience vigorously pursuing justice for victims of aviation accidents and their families. From our office in Springfield, we serve clients throughout Massachusetts.
When there is an accident on an aircraft or in an airport, the insurance companies that cover the responsible parties immediately put their teams to work to limit their liability. If you have been injured in such an accident, it is essential that you find an experienced aviation accident attorney to preserve evidence and protect your rights. Failure to act promptly may limit your legal options.
Our lawyers have the resources and knowledge necessary to protect our clients. We stand up to even the most powerful defendants. Our attorneys preserve evidence, obtain or safeguard flight and maintenance records, interview witnesses, and get to the root cause of the accident.
We understand aviation laws and the requirements for proving liability. And we have reputable engineering, accident reconstruction, aviation and medical experts to assist with these complex cases.
Aviation accident injuries run the gamut from mild to catastrophic. Survivors can sustain whiplash injuries, concussions, broken bones and severe burns. When an aircraft makes a forced landing on water, passengers face the threat of drowning and hypothermia. And, unfortunately, many air disasters leave no survivors at all. But in every case, survivors or their grieving loved ones need skilled and determined legal representation.
Our firm’s experience includes aviation accidents involving:
Determining the cause of the accident is an essential element of any aviation injury or wrongful death case. Aircraft crashes can result from:
When you retain our services, we prosecute your case fully to secure a reasonable settlement or a favorable court award.