Houston Aviation Accident Attorney
The Houston Aviation Accident Lawyer knows that despite significant advances in safety technology, human error and mechanical failure continue to cause aviation accidents throughout Texas, the Gulf Coast, and the United States. According to the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), there were more than 1,500 civil aviation accidents in the U.S. in 2012. In regards to general aviation accidents, there were more than 1,400 accidents, with more than 250 of them being fatal.
Walker Texas Lawyer Representing Clients Nationwide
It’s important to seek legal assistance immediately after an aviation accident in order to ensure that important evidence is preserved and your right to recover compensation is protected. The aggressive aviation accident lawyer, Walker Texas Lawyer has represented over 25,000 clients and has earned millions of dollars in compensation for his clients and will work aggressively to do the same for you.
Since the very first commercial airplane flight in 1914, technological advancements in air travel have made this not just the fastest, but also one of the safest ways to travel. Each month in the U.S., people fly in excess of 40 million miles. While air travel has increased, the frequency of airline accidents has decreased. This is helped by stricter air safety procedures and technological innovations. However, despite these advances aviation accidents do still occur.
If you or a loved one has been a victim of an airplane accident, we can:
- Assess your case and lay out your legal options
- Investigate your accident to determine the cause and at-fault party
- Identify any third parties that may have played a part in the accident
- Help you get the medical care and support you need
- Craft a solid case on your behalf to secure maximum compensation
COMMERCIAL AIRPLANE ACCIDENTS
These large-scale tragedies often involve multiple defendants. These include the National Transportation Safety Board, independent investigators, commercial airlines, and manufacturers. Air crash litigation has multiple layers of state, federal, and international law that make these cases extremely challenging to take on. Walker Texas Lawyer will aggressively represent you and defend your rights as a victim. Don’t be a victim twice by attempting to deal with insurance companies on your own. Call the Houston Aviation Attorney today to learn about your legal options.
GENERAL AVIATION ACCIDENTS
Although you may hear more about commercial airline accidents on the news, commuter planes have a higher accident rate. These types of private aircraft have a different set of federal safety regulations than larger planes. although the impact on victims and families can be just as heartbreaking. Jim Walker will apply his legal expertise and knowledge for the benefit of those who have sustained an injury or lost a loved one in a plane crash or helicopter crash.
MEDICAL HELICOPTER CRASHES
A Medical Helicopter crash can be devastating. In a medical emergency, an air ambulance or medical helicopter takes patients to a medical facility. What is already a devastating situation can become worse if one of these aircraft experiences a crash or accident. In these cases, not only can patients suffer further injury, or death, but also medical flight crew members can experience severe injuries or fatalities. Walker Texas Lawyer will aggressively represent you and defend your rights as a victim. Don’t be a victim twice by attempting to deal with this on your own. Contact Walker Texas Lawyer.
OFFSHORE HELICOPTER CRASHES
Since 2000, over 40 helicopters have crashed into the Gulf of Mexico while transporting workers to offshore oil rigs. That’s more than 1 helicopter crash per year on average. Due to maritime laws, only firms knowledgeable in these types of cases can come to a successful resolution. James S. Walker was one of the leading attorneys representing victims of the BP Deepwater Horizon incident in the Gulf of Mexico. Walker is also strategically located in Houston, Texas. This allows our firm to be on the ground and ready to help victims of offshore accidents in the Gulf of Mexico. Walker Texas Lawyer has a proven track record of defending the rights of victims in offshore tragedies.