Airplane Accident

FAQ: What roles do the NTSB or FAA play following an airplane crash, and how might that impact me?

The NTSB and FAA often conduct investigations following an aviation incident. The NTSB’s primary focus is trying to identify the cause behind any one incident. The FAA also serves this function but will also intercede when criminal activity is involved. These agencies independent investigations can sometimes establish a case for negligence, however, they can also

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FAQ: How quickly after an airplane accident must I hire an aviation attorney?

You should hire an attorney as soon as possible. Many times the aviation company representatives are immediately investigating the circumstances surrounding a crash, building their case and their defense. It is absolutely vital that you hire an attorney who can advocate for you as soon as possible. The longer you wait, the harder it will

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FAQ: What are the biggest challenges in an aviation accident case?

It depends. No one case is like another case. Each case is unique and with that comes different facts and circumstances for every case. This means that in one case there may be a product liability issue or manufacturing defect that you need to explore, in others it may be an issue of a pilot

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FAQ: How much compensation do you get if you’re in a commercial plane crash?

It depends. There is no set amount for how much compensation you can get in a plane crash. The range of damages you obtain will depend on a variety of factors including but not limited to, your injuries, medical bills, pain and suffering, impairment or disfigurement, lost wages and/or the degree of negligence that resulted

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UPDATE: One person dead after being hit by an airplane at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport

AUSTIN, TX – Earlier in the week, we reported that an unknown individual was killed after being struck by an airplane at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport. The incident occurred at around 8:15 p.m. and involved Southwest Airlines flight 1392 from Dallas. Talk1370 has confirmed the identity of the deceased man as 22-year-old Junin Ko. Ko was not

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One person dead after being hit by an airplane at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport

AUSTIN, TX – One person died yesterday evening after being struck by an airplane at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport. Austin Police and Austin-Travis County EMS arrived on the scene at around 9:19 p.m. to runway 17R. One adult was in the runway when a landing aircraft struck the individual. EMS declared the person dead at the

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