Jackowiak Law Offices - Plane Crashes

Plane Crashes

Although plane crashes are rare, every year hundreds of people die and many more are injured in aviation-related accidents. The vast majority of crashes involve small airplanes, but people also are hurt in large jets.

Unfortunately, most accidents are caused by human error which could have been avoided. When an airplane is involved in a crash or accident, the injuries are often catastrophic. Our Illinois plane crash attorneys know the unique state and federal negligence laws that apply to plane crashes. Also, investigation by our experts may reveal crucial evidence that investigators missed.

Beyond the standards required for aircraft fitness, pilot licensing and other factors, federal law requires airline carriers to demonstrate the highest degree of care for the safety of their passengers and crew. Nonetheless, preventable accidents do happen. There are many of causes of plane crashes, including:

  • Poorly maintained equipment
  • Pilot error
  • Defective computers or software
  • Fuel tank explosions
  • Mechanical error
  • Improper loading
  • Air Traffic Controller error

Our lawyers have extensive knowledge of the issues arising from airplane accidents and related injuries. We thoroughly analyze each accident to determine all potential sources of liability. We bring perseverance and tenacity, and do not hesitate to innovate if that's the way to get results. Our job is not easy and takes dedication.

Lawyers for airplane companies are tough and experienced, you should have the very best attorneys looking out for you and protecting your interests as well. We will hold the company fully responsible and get maximum compensation.

Contact a Chicago Plane Accident Lawyer

If you or somebody close to you has been injured in a plane accident, you should contact us immediately so that we can begin working on the case, including preserving evidence and starting an independent investigation. Compensation cannot right a wrong, but it can provide support and compensation for medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering. For a free consultation and evaluation of your case, send us an email or call us at 312-795-9595.

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