The Fort Lauderdale attorneys at Madalon Law have successfully represented victims who have been injured in accidents throughout the state of Florida. If you or a loved one has been involved in an airplane accident or helicopter crash, then you need to hire a personal injury firm that understands how tragic these cases can be for victims and their families.
There is never a charge to speak to one of our attorneys about your aviation accident. If you live outside of the Fort Lauderdale area or are not able to make it to our office, then we will gladly come to you for your free consultation. We understand that the last thing you need right now is more things to worry about, which is why our firm will take on all of the cost of your case and will not bill you unless we win.
AIRLINES RESPONSIBILITIES AND AIRPLANE CRASHES
Even though there are federal, state and international laws that regulate standards for the maintenance and operation of an airplane, an accident can still happen due to the negligence of the airline. Aviation laws are there to provide a safe environment and protect passengers from injuries aboard a plane which can range from an airplane crash wrongful death to a slip-and-fall caused by a tripping hazard in the airplane.
Some of the factors that can cause an injury include:
- Pilot error or negligence
- Accident on the runway
- Weather condition accident
- Poor maintenance
- Engine Failure
- Malfunctioning equipment
- Defective equipment
- Defective airplane parts
- Airplane crash
- Fuel errors
- Fuel tank explosion
- Landing gear malfunction
- Wing malfunction
- Airline attendant error
- Airline error or negligence
Helicopters are an incredibly convenient form of transportation. Its wide range of uses can include corporate travel, logging, construction operations, photography, air rescue and sightseeing for tourists. Because of the wide range of uses, these aviation accidents can involve commercial helicopters and non-commercial helicopters.
Because of the complex design and flying conditions that are necessary for safe travel, a small amount of negligence may result in a helicopter accident that can lead to serious injury, death and a life altering tragedy for victims and their families.
Some of the factors in helicopter accidents include:
- Manufacturer defects
- Helicopter pilot error or negligence
- Poor helicopter design
- Poor maintenance or maintenance failure
- Helicopter pad operator error or negligence
- Poor weather conditions
- Air traffic control error or negligence
VICTIMS OF AVIATION ACCIDENTS NEED TO BE COMPENSATED
Aviation accidents are the deadliest form of transportation accidents. When an airplane or helicopter crashes, the people inside usually lose their lives. Companies are responsible for who they hire (pilots, aircrew, mechanics) as well as the maintenance and inspections needed on their aircraft for safe travel. Negligence on their part can mean the death of hundreds of people.
The aviation accident lawyers at Madalon Law are located in Fort Lauderdale, but fight for the rights of victims throughout the state of Florida. Contact us and let us know what happened.