If you or a loved one has been injured in an aviation crash, you have many questions. Siegel Brill’s experienced team of attorneys can help answer your questions, and help you and your family begin the healing process.

How can an attorney help?

Siegel Brill’s attorneys can gain access to information in the factual report, which includes air traffic control tapes, flight data recorder information (black box), and wreckage investigation report. Our experienced attorneys may bring in experts who can provide insight on possible negligence.

What will an attorney do?

Siegel Brill’s attorney will begin by independently investigating the factual report associated with the accident

  • Gather and preserve evidence: Gathering necessary information such as air traffic control tapes, black box reports, wreckage investigation reports, etc.
  • Determine the type of negligence: Siegel Brill’s attorneys will ascertain if the responsible party – whether that be the airline, aircraft manufacturer, or pilot – willingly or recklessly violated federal or international aviation guidelines.
  • Hire experts: An experienced aviation attorney can hire the appropriate expert for your case. An expert may conduct an accident reconstruction or provide insight on the information gathered from air traffic control tapes. These experts are selected to provide valuable insight about your specific case.

What kind of compensation can be recovered?

You may be eligible to receive compensation for the following:

  • medical reimbursement
  • payment for past and future income loss
  • lost earning capacity
  • loss of companionship
  • property repairs
  • psychological suffering.