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Commercial air traffic; air shows; helicopters for tourists, the media, police, and emergency personnel; and even skydiving outings: The opportunities for an airborne mishap are everywhere.
If you have survived an airplane accident or helicopter crash or are suffering as the result of a wrongful death in your family — whether as a passenger, pilot, or bystander on the ground — you may be facing long-term health care needs, emotional trauma and financial challenges. Aviation personal injury cases are among the most challenging types of litigation, in part because the necessary legal knowledge is so specific and the necessity for expert witnesses and investigators is so great.
Bailey & Partners has spent years building a reputation as one of the top aviation law firms not only in the Los Angeles area, but in the entire nation. We’ve successfully handled countless high-dollar cases and have extensive experience in actions related to personal injury from aircraft mishaps.
When you contact us, you’ll be enlisting the help of attorneys with:
As our attorneys conduct an investigation, compile evidence, interview witnesses, and assemble legal arguments for your best interests, we will always be committed to your medical recovery as well as your financial compensation. We can refer you to expert medical professionals to help in your recovery and long-term health care.
The two most important factors in any aviation lawsuit are liability and damages. When we evaluate an airplane accident case, we consider liability and damages first.
Liability means who or what caused or contributed to the accident. Was the Pilot responsible for the crash? Air Traffic Control (ATC)? Bad Maintenance? Fuel Contamination? Aircraft Design or Manufacturer? Owner or Renter’s failure to provide an “Airworthy Aircraft”? These are all important questions to ask when reviewing an airplane accident.
Damages, under the law, fall into two categories: Economic Damages and Non-Economic Damages.
Economic Damages include – but are not limited to – damage to the aircraft; loss of use of the aircraft; diminution in value of the aircraft; plus the cost of hospital and future medical care. Also, depending on the nature and extent of the injuries, economic damages can include the loss of the victim’s current and future income caused by the crash.
Non-Economic Damages include pain, suffering, fear, depression and any related mental conditions that didn’t exist before the airplane accident – or – were made worse as a result of the accident.
There are many other factors as well, but those are the two most important. If you – or someone you know – has suffered death or injury from an aviation accident, they absolutely should retain an attorney who has the knowledge and background of a Certificated Flight Instructor (CFI) because that knowledge and experience is essential in getting you the best result you are entitled to in an aviation accident case. As a CFI, your trial attorney will truly understand all of the important issues that must be accounted for in any aviation accident case.
Airplane crashes usually have tragic consequences: wrongful deaths or catastrophic, life-altering injuries. But many of these accidents are avoidable. Led by the knowledge and experience of lead attorney Patrick Bailey — himself a Certificated Flight Instructor (CFI) and trial lawyer — Bailey & Partners has won numerous multi-million-dollar settlements in aircraft cases, including a $14 million settlement for an airplane crash victim. Simply put, we’re one of the best in this area; few firms can match our expertise and results.
We handle cases arising from crashes involving commercial planes, charter planes, private jets, business jets, and air shows. After a crash occurs, you have a limited amount of time to act; the sooner you contact us, the sooner we can put together a strategy that applies to the circumstances of your case.
The attorneys at Bailey & Partners are the Los Angeles airplane crash lawyers you need. We have decades of experience in airplane accidents, and we are dedicated to helping you get through your accident crisis. Whether you are an airplane pilot, a passenger, or if you were injured on the ground during an airplane crash, we are ready to help you recover the financial compensation that you deserve. You may require long-term physical therapy, reconstructive surgery, mental health counseling, and compensation for lost career opportunities. We are prepared to use all of our resources to help you achieve your goals.
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Helicopter crash cases can be complex. Not all helicopters are the same, and different helicopters each present their own potential defects and operational hazards. When determining pilot error, many factors need to be taken into consideration. To strengthen our existing knowledge of these factors, Bailey & Partners’ attorneys bring in a wide range of experts and investigators to lend superior expertise to your case. See our page about helicopter crashes for more details.