Whether you were flying commercially (domestic or international), privately or on a recreational flight, aircraft injuries can seriously affect your physical, emotional and financial wellbeing.
Carter Capner Law conducts compensation claims for a wide range of aircraft accidents. Aircraft claims and aviation claims are conducted for:
- injured passengers and crew;
- the surviving family members of deceased aircraft accident victims;
- injured or affected bystanders and family members;
- physical injuries and psychological trauma.
Specialist pilot-litigator on our team
You will be represented in your claim by a lawyer with technical knowledge of aircraft operation and is who himself a qualified pilot and a specialist in injury compensation litigation.
Entitlement to damages depends on when and how your injury occurred and the nature of the aircraft operation. During our initial discussion we will ask some simple questions with you relating to the accident and your injuries, including:
- how the accident occurred and who might potentially be at fault;
- the extent of your injury;
- civil liability issues;
- the purpose of the flight and your itinerary;
- employment status and medical history.
Light aircraft accidents
We are reliant on light aircraft transport to and from far-flung destinations. Accidents can be caused by a variety of factors regardless of whether the operation is private or commercial. Our team is familiar with the operational characteristics of most light aircraft and the conditions on the ground at most regional and remote destinations.
The ever-increasing use of helicopters in tourism, medical evacuation, oil & gas, mining and for electricity transmission means that rotary wing transport passenger movements are likewise on the increase. Our aircraft & airline accident injury compensation team can advise you quickly in relation to helicopter accident liability and compensation recovery.
Commuter air transport is a hard working sector of the aviation industry and accounts for its fair share of aircraft accidents. Our aircraft & airline accident injury compensation team has deep industry knowledge of the operational demands on pilots and operators in this area and the decisions made that can lead to mishaps.
Special rules govern airline accident injury compensation. Our service terms ensure that you are represented by a lawyer experienced in airline accident injury compensation and with a global network of accident investigators and aviation experts. For international accidents we work with lawyers in the USA, Europe and elsewhere to ensure the best forum for damages assessment is selected.
Airlines may be responsible for injuries caused to passengers by the conduct of other passengers and aircraft cabin incidents eg baggage drops. Contact our aircraft & airline accident injury compensation team for prompt and reliable advice with regards to any cabin injury you sustain.
Airlines can be responsible for injuries resulting from accidents in the course of passenger embarkation and disembarkation. If your injury occurred inside the airport terminal, our team can assess whether it qualifies for airline compensation having regard to where exactly it happened.
Aviation-qualified injury compensation team can help
Your rights in relation to aircraft accident injury compensation include the right to choose a lawyer with deep industry knowledge and specialist litigation skills and technical aviation knowledge.
Call or email today to get expert advice from the aircraft & airline accident injury compensation team at Carter Capner Law.