The circumstances that surround aviation accidents are quite unique in that a plane flies over 30,000 feet above the ground. There is also the fact that the passengers have no control over the plane, so a lot of faith is put in the pilot. If you are the pilot, then you trust that the plane is going to work the way it is supposed to so you can take off, fly, and land safely.
If you or a loved one has been injured or killed in an aviation accident, hiring an experienced Southern Minnesota personal injury attorney can help you get to the bottom of the accident, determine liability, and seek compensation that will help you with the monetary damages resulting from the accident.
Holding Responsible Parties Accountable
There are different things that can go wrong while in the air. A mechanic defect can result in a crash, the aircraft may not have been properly maintained, the pilot may have made an error, or a collision took place. There are many possibilities. Regardless of what happened, it is important to identify liability so the proper parties can be named. It is also important to prove what happened in order to relay the severity of the accident.
If a loved one was injured or killed, the extent of the damages has to be considered so that the proper compensation can be determined. For instance, a person who sustains serious injuries is most likely going to be permanently disabled in an aviation accident. This means determining what the expenses are going to be now and in the future. The same applies to someone filing a wrongful death lawsuit because they lost a loved one. In a wrongful death lawsuit, a family member may wish to obtain compensation for loss of support, funeral expenses, medical bills, and other applicable costs.
Helping You Be Heard
Through your personal injury lawsuit, your Mankato personal injury attorney will ensure your voice is heard. It is important that the insurance company or the court hears what happened so you can be compensated accordingly. It is imperative that the compensation pays for medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering, and other expenses that have been incurred because of the accident.
After you have received your compensation, you no longer have the worry of how you are going to pay your bills and a great deal of stress is removed from an already stressful situation. While it does not take the pain away, you can focus on the physical rather than the financial.
Contact A Southern Minnesota Personal Injury Lawyer
Traveling in the air is considered safer than traveling by automobile. However, aviation accidents can be deadly when they occur or they result in serious injury. These accidents can occur because of pilot error, mechanical defect, or maintenance issues. When someone else is responsible, it is important to hold them accountable for the financial damages. To learn more about how Farrish Johnson Law Office, CHTD can help you, call 507-625-2525 for a free consultation.