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Plane Accidents

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Safer than railroads and faster than automobiles, airplanes cut down our travel time and provide the luxuries and comforts that other means of travel simply cannot. Travel today is not so much unlike it was in the early 1900s when air travel became the way to get from one coast to another more quickly than ever before. Aside from the convenience that remains the same, we’re still offered food and beverage in-flight, and safety precautions are still announced over the speakers.

As a common carrier, an airline must be hyper-aware of every aspect of aviation for which they are responsible. Aspects of aviation that fall under the responsibility of the airline include, but are not limited to: operation, maintenance, loading, boarding, and inspection of the aircraft. This is not an exhaustive list by any means, and there are many other responsibilities an airline must take responsibility for when transporting passengers and staff.

When it comes to airplane safety and in turn, liability, the airline (“common carrier”) is not the only party that may be held liable in the event of a serious accident such as engine failure or in the worst-case scenario, a plane crash. When tragedies occur, the NTSB, FAA, and other federal agencies must look beyond the obvious. This is something that trained investigators due after every plane accident, because they know that the liability may be found in the smallest details. These details, the ones passengers don’t often think about as they board the plane, are the things the federal agencies responsible for airplane safety dedicate their entire careers to.

After a plane accident, it's important for the victim, or in the case of a tragic wrongful death, their family, to retain Board Certified legal counsel right away. Our Plane Accident Lawyers come with years of plane accident experience as well as experience with the complexities of dealing with the FAA, NTSB, and various airlines.

Contact our Plane Accident Lawyers today for a free consultation; there's no obligation!

Plane Accidents Are Tragic, Unexpected

By Shaked Law Firm | December 11, 2018

The question remains, are the advances made in air travel adequate? What do travelers need to know about airplane safety? And what happens if a passenger or their loved one becomes injured while flying?

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What is Airline Liability?

By Shaked Law Firm | June 20, 2018

In 2018, we’ve all used airlines to get us anywhere we want to travel. Safer than railroads and faster than automobiles, airplanes cut down our travel time and provide the luxuries and comforts that other means of travel simply cannot. Travel today is not so much unlike it was in the early 1900s when air travel became the way to get from one coast to another more quickly than ever before. Aside from the convenience that remains the same, we’re still offered food and beverage in-flight, and safety precautions are still announced over the speakers.

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