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Oklahoma Airline and Plane Accident Attorneys

Privett Law has experience representing the victims of negligence.  They fight big corporations and insurance companies everyday pursuing justice.  If you or a loved one has experienced a loss of injury due to a plane crash Privett Law can help by representing you and your families best interest.

According to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), air travel is expected to double over the next 20 years.  And as air traffic increases, so does the risk of plane crashes.  Because of the sheer force of a plane crash, most injuries sustained as a result of the accident are serious and often fatal.  If you have been injured in a plane accident, or have lost a loved one due to a fatal plane crash, you may be entitled to compensation from the party (s) responsible for the accident-this includes pilots, airline maintenance providers, and major airlines.  Privett Law has the necessary expertise and experience to successfully try an Oklahoma plane crash lawsuit.  Contact the office today to arrange for a full consultation.

While planes are considered among the safest mode of transportation available today, accidents do occur, the owner and operator of an aircraft can be held liable for injuries that result.  In fact, even the federal government may be held responsible for a plane crash.  Because plane crashes usually involve a combination of high speeds, elevated altitudes and explosive chemicals, accidents frequently result in a high number of fatalities.  The victims of plane crashes who are lucky to survive are usually faced with enormous medical bills and other debt depending on the extent of their injuries.

Plane Accident and Airline Crash Statistics

Although a passenger’s odds of dying in a plane crash are 1 in 4,000, 200 plane crash fatalities do occur each year in the United States. Final approach and landing are the two most dangerous times during a flight, with 51% of all plane accidents occurring during descent.

Possible Reasons for an Airline Accident

Plane crashes can be caused by pilot error, faulty equipment, Federal Aviation Administration regulations violations, structural or design problems, mechanical problems such as engine failure, loss of control, runway incursions, the negligence of another aircraft, flight crew, maintenance neglect, and personnel errors.

Airline Accident Injuries and Lawsuits

Types of injuries suffered as the result of a plane crash can include traumatic brain injury, including those caused by oxygen deprivation, broken bones, severe burns resulting in significant and permanent scarring, mental anguish and emotional distress, paralysis, and death.

OK Attorneys Pursuing Compensation for Plane Accidents

Compensation available for injuries sustained as the result of a plane crash can include current and future medical expenses for treating injuries caused by the accident, lost wages, future wages if the victim is no longer able to work, punitive damages for pain and suffering, and compensation for the family of a plane crash wrongful death victim, relating to the above areas.

Your Legal Rights after an Airline Accident in Oklahoma

While the percentage of death and serious injury caused by plane crashes is small compared to other types of injury accidents, injuries that do occur often require a long-term process of medical treatment that is incredibly expensive—ranging from emergency surgery to a lifetime of care and assistance for paralysis victims or victims of traumatic brain injury. If you or a loved one has suffered a plane crash injury that you believe may have been caused by the negligence of another party(s), including pilots, airline maintenance providers, and major airlines, it is important to speak with me, an experienced Oklahoma accident attorney, here at Privett Law as soon as possible to protect your legal rights under the statute of limitations laws.

Oklahoma Statute of Limitations in Aviation Accidents

Under Oklahoma statute of limitations, plane crash claims must be filed within two years. If the statute of limitations expires before a plane crash lawsuit is brought, a claimant faces the possibility of having his or her case dismissed. However, because of all the legal factors involved, filing a plane crash lawsuit is a very complicated issue. For more information about plane crash claims, contact Privett Law today to discuss your case and your best course of legal action.

Why Hire an Oklahoma City Aviation Lawyer?

Plane crash litigation is complex, and can involve issues of liability under state, federal, and international law. While each plane crash and its ensuing circumstances are always different, claims for personal injury or wrongful death resulting from a plane crash are usually based upon negligence and/or product liability. Two federal agencies regulate air travel and investigate every plane crash, both commercial and private, in the United States: The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), these two parties are responsible for making notes on each plane crash, this could alter the way a plane crash lawsuit is received by a jury in a court of law.

If you or a loved one has been the victim of a plane crash, you may be entitled to receive compensation for your financial loss, cost of medical treatment, and pain and suffering. Privett Law has the legal knowledge and expertise to help you with your plane crash claim. Please contact the firm today for an initial consultation.