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Chicago’s Aviation Accidents Lawyer Chicago, IL

In 2010, data from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Transportation Safety Board report stated that in the United States, there were 1,500 civil aviation accidents.  Civil aviation is any type of non-military aircraft, so this does include both commercial and private air travel.  Kanuru Law Group has vast experience in providing representation to clients all throughout Illinois who have suffered a serious injury or have lost a loved one in a plane crash or helicopter accident.

There are all different types of factors that can lead to an airline accident.  Some of the most common reasons are:

  • FAA Regulation Violations
  • Faulty Equipment
  • Federal Air Traffic Controller Negligence
  • Flight Service Station Employee Negligence
  • Negligence in a Third Party Selection of a Carrier
  • Pilot Errors
  • Problems in the Design or Structure of an Aircraft

There are many legal complexities and unique challenges that come with aviation law, but Kanuru Law Group has the necessary skills and experience to get a successful outcome for our clients.  Our extensive experience with these types of accidents has allowed us to develop strong relationships with aviation experts and other personnel in the industry who have been instrumental in helping us to get our clients the compensation they deserve.

Aviation Accidents in Illinois

Even though it is not as likely to suffer from a plane or helicopter accident, since they are less common than a car accident, when they do occur, they can cause the victims to suffer from incredibly serious and often fatal injuries.  If you have been the victim of an aviation accident or have lost a loved one from an accident, it can be so overwhelming and you may not know where you should begin.

It can be incredibly daunting to think about going up against a major airline corporation, but it is important that the victims understand what their legal rights are to ensure that they are compensated for any damages that resulted from injuries or death that was caused by the negligent actions of others.  Our aviation accident attorneys are here to help protect the rights of victims and their families and to ensure that any negligent party is held responsible for their actions.

In order to have a successful outcome with your aviation accident claim, you need to have an experienced law firm who has a thorough understanding of the issues and legal complexities that come with an aviation accident lawsuit.  There are time restrictions and limitations for filing an airplane accident lawsuit in Illinois, which is why you should contact Kanuru Law Group at 312-801-2000 as soon as possible so we can get started on your claim.  We are happy to answer any questions you have and will be guide you through the legal process.

Although in general, air travel is thought to be very safe and an airplane accident is rare, when they do happen, they have incredible and catastrophic results.  It is more common for smaller, private air crafts to have an accident.

Aviation Law Accidents

Aviation law will cover any accidents or injuries that were sustained from all different types of aircrafts, including:

  • Hang Gliders
  • Helicopters
  • Large business jets
  • Major air carriers
  • Medical helicopters and airplanes
  • Pleasure and hobby crafts
  • Small private planes
  • Tour or charter flights

Kanuru Law Group will start an investigation into the factors surrounding your airplane crash and our experienced team will be able to determine if there was negligence that contributed to your accident and if so, we will establish who should be held responsible for your injuries.

Common Causes of Aviation Accidents

There are many different factors that can lead to an aviation accident and that can have an impact on the flight operations of the aircraft.  Factors that can affect how the flight operates includes air traffic control personnel, the maintenance of the aircraft, the functionality of the aircraft parts, in addition to other outside influences.

The airline, airport employees and pilot have a responsibility to recognize any risks of flying and prevent an accident from occurring.  The most common causes of an airplane accident are:

  • Aircraft traffic controller negligence
  • Aircraft design flaws
  • Defective equipment
  • Insufficient training of the pilot
  • Federal air traffic controller negligence
  • Negligent or improper maintenance of the aircraft
  • Pilot and human error
  • Poor weather conditions

There are legal options for those who suffered an injury or the loss of a loved one even if the airplane accident took place outside of the United States.  Kanuru Law Group is here to help you and will answer any questions you may have about your legal rights. Call us today at 312-801-2000 to get started!

Since aviation law is very complex and intricate, you need to seek legal representation in order to ensure that your legal rights are protected and that you get the compensation that you deserve.  There are several busy airports in Chicago, including International Airport, Midway International Airport, and Chicago Executive Airport, and all of these airports are vulnerable to an aviation accident.

Injuries do not only have to be sustained from an aviation crash. Aviation accidents can also include any injuries that were sustained on board the aircraft because of poor weather conditions, turbulence, negligent flight attendants, faulty airplane equipment and negligent passengers.

Protecting the Rights of Airplane Accident Victims

Usually after there has been an airplane crash, either the airline employees or the insurance companies are likely to contact the victims and try to convince them to sign legal documents.  These documents have the purpose of protecting the airline and releasing them from any liability for the accident.  When you are being forced to sign documents, you may feel incredibly scared or overwhelmed and you may not fully understand the legal rights you have.

Before you sign any type of legal document, contact Kanuru Law Group. We will be your fierce advocates and will let you know if or when you should sign any document. Your initial consultation with our firm is completely free of charge.

There are different laws that each state has in regards to an aviation accident and the type of compensation that victims are eligible for.  For most states, the victim of an airplane accident can seek compensation for:

  • Disability
  • Loss of life
  • Lost earnings
  • Medical bills
  • Pain and suffering

There is a deadline following an aviation accident in which you can file a lawsuit.  That is why it is vital that you contact Kanuru Law Group as soon as you can following the accident.  Although they are not as common, when an aviation accident does happen, it can have some of the most catastrophic types of injuries out of all personal injury accidents.

In addition to have incredibly serious and often fatal injuries, aircrafts tend to carry a high amount of passengers, so usually there are many victims from one aviation accident.  Our proficient attorneys will investigate the accident and will determine what the cause of the accident was.  We will establish who is responsible for the accident and we will aggressively fight to hold them responsible for your injuries.

Contact Chicago’s Aviation Accidents Lawyer

For more information on your aviation accident case, contact Kanuru Law Group today. Our top aviation accident lawyers are ready to speak with you, so please give us a call for a free consultation at 312-801-2000 today! We understand how to approach these accident cases and are ready to protect your rights and recover compensation for you.