Houston Aviation Attorney
Walker Texas Lawyer is an experienced aviation accident attorney. He knows how to represent you and your family; rather you are in a helicopter accident or an airplane accident. Despite significant advances in safety technology, human error and mechanical failure continue to cause aviation accidents. This occurs throughout Texas, the Gulf Coast, and the United States. According to the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), more than 1,200 civil aviation accidents in the U.S. in 2019. Regarding general air travel accidents, there were more than 1,400 accidents. Additionally, more than 250 of them are fatal.
Walker Texas Lawyer Represents Aviation Claims Nationwide
It’s essential to seek legal assistance immediately after an aviation crash. The reason is that you need to preserve the evidence. You don’t want the evidence damaged or miss-handled. You do not want to hinder your ability to recover. Walker Texas Lawyer knows how to preserve your evidence to help you get the compensation you deserve. The aggressive aviation lawyer has represented over 25,000 clients. Additionally, he has earned millions of dollars in compensation for his clients. You can trust he will work to do the same for you.
Since the first commercial airplane flight in 1914, technological advancements in air travel have made this the fastest and one of the safest ways to travel. Each month in the U.S., people fly more than 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. Aviation law has numerous layers of state, federal, and international law. Not to mention federal aviation guidelines. This makes these cases challenging to take on. Walker Texas Lawyer will 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 flight accidents on the news, commuter planes have a higher accident rate. These private aircraft types have a different set of federal safety regulations than larger planes. However, the impact on victims and families can be just as heartbreaking. Jim Walker and his law office will help with their legal advice and knowledge to benefit 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. An air ambulance or medical helicopter takes patients to a medical facility in a medical emergency. What is already a catastrophic situation can become worse. If one of these aircraft experiences a crash or accident, you need representation. In these cases, patients can suffer further injury or death, and 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 yourself.
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 one helicopter crash per year on average. Due to maritime laws, only firms knowledgeable in these cases can come to a successful resolution. James Walker was one of the leading attorneys representing victims of the BP Deepwater Horizon incident in the Gulf of Mexico. Walker is also located in Houston to help with Gulf Coast accidents. This allows our firm to be on the ground and ready to help victims of offshore accidents. Walker Texas Lawyer has a proven track record of defending victims’ rights in offshore tragedies.