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Aviation Accidents

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Aviation Accident Attorneys in Louisiana

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Although there has been over a century of continuous technological advances in aviation, human error and mechanical malfunctions persist and cause thousands of airplane accidents all over the United States and the world. The National Transportation Safety Board reported 1,290 domestic plane accidents in 2014. 265 of these flights were fatal, totaling 444 aviation accident fatalities in one year alone.

If you were in an aviation accident, the time to act is now. Call our Baton Rouge, Louisiana office at (888) 493-1629.

The quicker you employ legal representation, the more likely we will be able to recover crucial evidence from the crash. The injury attorneys at Arnold & Itkin LLP can help. We have recovered over $10 billion in compensation for our clients. We can bring our skill, experience, and dedication to your case.

Aviation Accidents Are Rare & Devastating

1914 saw the first commercial airplane flight. Since then, we have had over 100 years to perfect this form of travel. The result of a century’s worth of advancements has made it both a fast and safe way to travel, with aviation fatalities decreasing almost every year. Still, accidents involving airplanes and helicopters happen, and while this may be the safest way to travel, their crashes are among the most catastrophic.

If you or a loved has suffered injuries or death from an aviation accident, our team can help by:

  • Evaluating your case and offering legal options
  • Determining who is at fault for the accident
  • Finding third parties that may also be liable for the accident
  • Helping you fight for the financial support you need
  • Building a strong case to ensure the highest compensation
  • Fighting for you against major insurance companies and airlines

It may be difficult to know where to start in an event like this. The best place to start is contacting competent representation. Arnold & Itkin LLP is an experienced and confidant legal team. We can answer all of your questions and handle every step of the legal process for you.

Standing Up for Victims of Airplane Crashes in Louisiana

Many of these cases end in a settlement outside of court, but our team prepares each case as if it will go to trial. This attention to building an airtight case makes us prepared for any level of rigorous litigation. This process starts with a thorough investigation performed by experts.

The first parties we investigate for liability include:

  • Pilots
    There may have been a safety measure that the pilot neglected or a blatant mistake made by the pilot that caused the accident.
  • Mechanics
    The crash may have occurred due to a mechanic’s failure to properly inspect or repair parts of the plane or helicopter’s equipment.
  • Air Traffic Controllers
    It’s possible that an air traffic controller failed to follow FAA regulations or forced planes to cross flight paths through negligence, carelessness, or wrongdoing.
  • Manufacturers
    We will trace the equipment back to its manufacturers to see if they at fault in manufacturing, designing, or approving dysfunctional mechanisms for flight.

Common Injuries from Aviation Accidents

Because aviation accidents are so dangerous, the injuries suffered by victims are severe—many of them fatal.

The following injuries are the most common in aviation accidents:

Arnold & Itkin LLP has experience in these cases, and we fully understand the extent of the emotional, physical, psychological, and financial burdens you or your loved ones endure as a result of the tragic accidents. With the help of a Louisiana aviation accident attorney from our firm, you may be able to receive the compensation you need to move forward with confidence and peace.

Call Arnold & Itkin today at (888) 493-1629 to learn more about obtaining the justice you deserve.

Case Results

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  • $8 Billion Top 3 Largest Jury Verdict in U.S. History Arnold & Itkin LLP tried a Risperdal case against Johnson & Johnson for failing to warn about one of the drug’s most damaging side effects: gynecomastia. Our skill, hard work, and dedication resulted in the third-largest jury verdict ever obtained ...
  • $357 Million Largest Workplace Accident Settlement in Texas history Arnold & Itkin LLP secured a massive nine-figure settlement against a transnational corporation for a workplace incident. The settlement set a Texas record for being the largest personal injury settlement in the state’s history.
  • $222 Million Record-Breaking Verdict for Widow Our firm won $222 million for a woman who lost her husband in an industrial accident caused by a faulty valve. We took the case to trial because the at-fault company refused to take responsibility. The jury saw through the corporate lies and double ...
  • $205 Million Confidential Settlement Obtained for Numerous Clients Arnold & Itkin reached a record $205,000,000 settlement on behalf of clients after several years of hard-fought litigation. The case settled just before trial was set to begin.
  • $171 Million One of the Largest Confidential Settlements in History Arnold & Itkin worked over the course of several years to represent clients in a case that many other law firms turned down. In the end, we were able to obtain a record-setting confidential settlement of $171 million.
  • $117 Million Largest Single-Event Personal Injury Verdict in Louisiana History Arnold & Itkin represented a pregnant woman who experienced stomach pain and called Acadian Ambulance. The driver of the ambulance drove the ambulance into the back of a sugar cane truck causing the plaintiff's spine to be severed at T4 and for her ...
  • $116 Million Confidential Settlement Arnold & Itkin LLP negotiated a massive nine figure settlement on behalf of their clients after several years of hard fought litigation.
  • $110 Million Record Settlement Achieved for Victims of Defective Products Arnold & Itkin obtained a record settlement for individuals harmed by defective, dangerous products. The result exemplifies our commitment to clients and justice for those seriously injured by the conduct of others.
  • $105 Million Record Settlement for Dangerous Product Victims Arnold & Itkin’s legal team helped represent those harmed by dangerous products. We were successful in recovering a $105 million settlement.
  • $97 Million Massive Settlement Secured for Refinery Workers Arnold & Itkin is proud to share that after months of preparation for trial, our firm was able to secure a huge settlement for clients who were injured in a refinery fire. Find out more now.
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