Aviation accidents are the most dangerous type of transportation accidents. While aviation accidents include those involving private air planes, private helicopters, charter air planes, charter helicopters and military aircraft, accidents involving commercial airliners leave the most devastation in their wake. These airline disasters often claim the lives of hundreds of passengers and crew as well as bystanders on the ground.
The experienced Miami, Florida aviation accident lawyers at Hannon Legal Group are well versed in the complexities of air plane crash litigation. Our Miami, Fl. air plane crash lawyers handle aviation accident cases all over the world including accidents occurring in US airspace as well as those occurring in the Bahamas, Central America, South America, the Caribbean, Canada, Europe and around the world.
Every commercial airline and private charter company is responsible for hiring, training and supervising their pilots, mechanics and aircrew as well as inspecting and maintaining their aircraft and components. Failure to carry out any of these responsibilities in a careful way can have catastrophic results.
The Miami, Fl. airline disaster lawyers at Hannon Legal Group understand how to investigate aviation accidents. The Federal Aviation Administration generates accident reports and maintains documentation concerning the licensing and certification of pilots which are available under the Freedom of Information Act.
The National Transportation Safety Board is one of the world’s largest accident investigation agencies. It investigates aviation accidents involving commercial aircraft to determine the cause of a given accident. About 2,000 aviation-related accidents are investigated every year, smaller, personal aircraft to the largest jet planes. The NTSB also assists in major airline crash investigations overseas involving U.S. manufactured aircraft and components, or U.S. registered aircraft.
After months of tests and analysis, a final report and safety recommendations are drafted by NTSB investigators and presented to the full five-Member board for discussion and approval, often at a public meeting in Washington. The entire process, from onsite investigation to the final report, normally takes 12 to 18 months. The final approved report, along with additional investigation data, is available under the Freedom of Information Act.
The Miami, Fl. aviation accident attorneys at Hannon Legal Group have years of experience in the litigation and trial of all types of transportation accident cases. Our lawyers know the state and federal regulations and how to use them to effectively handle your case. Hannon Legal Group has been recognized as a "Top Law Firm" in the South Florida Legal Guide.
If a loved one has suffered personal injuries or been killed in an accident involving a commercial air plane, charter airplane or helicopter or a private air plane or helicopter, contact a Miami, Florida aviation accident lawyer at Hannon Legal Group today or call (866) 835-6872. to speak with an attorney about your potential case
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