According to data from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Transportation Safety Board report, in 2014 there were 1,500 civil aviation accidents in the United States. Civil aviation is defined as all non-military aircraft including both commercial and private air travel.

Our law firm represents clients in the Santa Rosa area and throughout Northern California who have suffered personal injuries or lost loved ones in a private or commercial plane accident or helicopter accident.

As with other types of transportation accidents, there may be many different factors surrounding an airline accident which can contribute to its cause.

Some of these factors include:

-Faulty Equipment

-FAA Regulation Violations

-Pilot Errors

-Problems in the Design or Structure of an Aircraft

-Flight Service Station Employee Negligence

-Negligence in a Third Party Selection of a Carrier

-Federal Air Traffic Controller Negligence

How The Law Offices of Michael A. Fiumara Can Help

At The Law Offices of Michael A. Fiumara, our litigation team has extensive experience with the unique challenges and complexities of aviation law, which has enabled us to achieve multimillion dollar verdicts and settlements for our clients.

We take pride in our long-standing relationships with renowned aviation experts and other industry personnel who have proven to be an invaluable asset to clients seeking the full compensation that they are entitled to following a plane accident.

Although plane and helicopter accidents are less frequent than car accidents, when they do occur, they are catastrophic   leading to many serious injuries or death.

Our attorneys understand that following a serious injury or the loss of a loved one, most people do not know where to turn for answers or legal guidance. The thought of taking on a large airline corporation or carrier can be intimidating, but it is important for victims to learn their rights to ensure that they receive fair and just compensation for any damages caused to them by the negligent actions of others.

Our lawyers are here to assist airplane accident victims and their families to ensure that any and all wrongdoers are held accountable. Not only do plane accident lawsuits help victims recover damages for the harms caused to them, but they are also send a message to civil aviation operators that aviation negligence will never be tolerated. Oftentimes, successful lawsuits bring about corrective action and improves safety.

A successful outcome in aviation accident litigation requires an understanding of the all the various issues and numerous private and governmental entities involved in an aviation accident. That is why it is crucial to seek the assistance of experienced attorneys who have handled aviation accident lawsuits. Our law firm is here to help. Our team of attorneys offer a free consultation. You do NOT pay until we WIN for you.

There are time limitations for filing plane or any aviation accident lawsuit in Northern California so please contact us today to discuss what legal options may be available to you. We are happy to answer your questions and consult with you on your best course of action.

The Law Offices Of Michael A. Fiumara Is Ready To Fight For You

There are numerous  causes of airplane and aviation crashes and fatalities.  It doesn’t matter if the airplane crashed during a test flight or if the plane suddenly pitched up or nosed downward to crash into the crowd. Oftentimes the pilot and or passenger is i killed during an airplane crash during flight school training and/or in a helicopter that may have been due to a defective engine crank case or some other malfunctioning product, bolt or aircraft part. Strict Liability actions, Product defect litigation and a whole host of other possible legal actions can stem from one airline crash, airplane collision, or helicopter crash.

Settlements for wrongful death could be crafted for defective parts, defective design, defective planes, gliders, helicopters, or simply for pilot error.   After an investigation, it can be discovered that the cause for the aircraft crash or collision was because of negligent maintenance of the aircraft or helicopter or  for negligent repair of a part or because of a faulty mechanism in the helicopter or the plane.

Whether the defense contends that the cause of the accident was pilot error or a defective part or a lack of inspection, please let our team of experts evaluate your case for a free, confidential consultation.

Please call our office at (707) 571-8600 in our centrally located Santa Rosa office in Sonoma County to schedule a free and confidential case evaluation.