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Aviation Accidents

Injured in an Aviation Accident?

Life Member Million Dollar Advocates Forum Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum The Top Trial Lawyers in America ™Commercial airline accidents, private charter jets, personal planes and helicopters; all aviation accidents can result in significant injuries or cause wrongful death. For the victims and families of such accidents, it can be difficult to understand what happened, who is at fault, and whether the accident could have been prevented. At Rush & Gransee, L.C., we understand the difficulties faced by the victims and families of aviation accidents and will seek to uncover the cause of the accident and pursue claims against every responsible party.

We have an of-counsel attorney on staff: Vick Putman, a board-certified personal injury lawyer who is also a commercial pilot. Mr. Putman owns his own plane, holds a pilot's license, and is both instrument rated and qualified for both single- and multi-engine planes . Mr. Putman gives our firm a unique qualification to investigate and handle plane accidents.

Immediately after an airplane accident, numerous parties will make the accident scene to start an investigation. The FAA will begin an investigation if the plane was under its control which often isn't the case with small private planes. The airframe manufacturer and the engine manufacturer will often investigate the scene. The fuel provider will also be involved in the investigation. It is important that the family of the passengers in plane accidents have someone represent their interest.

National Board Of Trial Advocacy EST.1977 NBTA Member National Board of Trial AdvocacyIf you or someone you love has suffered in an aviation accident, we will thoroughly investigate and aggressively pursue claims against every responsible party. Contact us to learn more about your rights and aviation litigation.

Aviation accident litigation can become extremely complex involving multiple victims, defendants, and significant costs. If you or someone you love has suffered in a plane or aviation accident, contact us to begin an immediate investigation into your case or claim. We will begin an intensive investigation to preserve all necessary evidence after a plane crash, including physical documentation, photographs, witness statements, police reports, and will consult with experts to support your plane crash case and claim.

Aviation Accidents can be Caused by:
  • Problems with avionics (control systems in the aircraft)
  • Air traffic control
  • Runway and air traffic
  • Fuel issues
  • Failed maintenance
  • Pilot error
  • Defective manufacture or parts

Victims of a plane crash may be able to file claims against a negligent owner or operator of the aircraft, a manufacturer or supplier of the aircraft or parts, and any other third-party responsible for maintenance or upkeep. We have an attorney who often associates with our firm who is a licensed pilot. Most but not all accidents are caused by pilot error. Having an attorney who is also a pilot is extremely valuable in understanding pilot error and responsibilities.

We Handle Claims Involving:
  • Commercial airlines
  • Private planes
  • Private jets
  • Military planes
  • Helicopter
  • Rescue helicopters

Whether you suffered in a plane crash home or abroad, we can successfully manage your claim. We are also experienced in handling the serious tragedy of wrongful death cases arising out of aviation accidents.

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Contact Rush & Gransee, L.C., today for a free initial consultation or case evaluation with an experienced Texas lawyer.