Airplane crashes can result from many different factors or a combination of
and tort law exist to protect people who have died or were injured as a result
due to humans or mechanical error. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) was
from the Federal Aviation Act, passed in 1958. The administration sets minimum
standards for flight operations, aircraft manufacture, and pilot conduct. In the
regulations are violated, an accident can occur that endangers the safety of
While air travel is generally safe, there are a number of hazards facing all of
us when we
board an airplane and put our lives in the hands of the pilot. From fire, to
failure, to acts of terrorism, air travel can be fraught with danger. Pilots
flying a plane
are responsible to transport the people on the aircraft safely to the
by following certain rules. The failure to do so properly can result in an
absolute fatality. In addition, when a plane has faulty or poorly maintained
can result in the plane crashing.
According to the FAA, 2002 was the safest year since 1946 for airplane travel.
There were no
fatalities in the United States aboard a major airliner and only one accident
Transportation Safety Board considered "serious." There were 300 fatal accidents
small planes and charter aircraft. When a plane accident has occurred, it has
caused by some type of negligence that requires a lawyer in order to recover
for those injured or for the families of the surviving victim.
If you have been injured or a loved one has been killed in an airplane accident,
important to contact us to help you protect your legal rights. Please keep in
mind there are
time limits within which you must commence suit.
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