The Scarsdale Daily Voice

Scarsdale, New York

What Airplane Accident Victims Should Know

March 18th, 2013

You may hear other people saying that accidents are inevitable and that they are bound to happen. This may be true, but only if people choose not to care for the safety of others. Thus, if you are ever involved in an accident and sustain an injury, due to another person’s recklessness or carelessness, then, under the law, you are entitled to pursue compensation from the liable party for your financial losses, such as lost salary and injury-related expenses, including medical treatment.

According to, these injuries don’t just cause bodily harm; they may also result in mental or emotional anguish suffered by the victim. The amount of compensation a victim of personal injury may be entitled to receive will depend on different factors, like the nature of the injury (that is, temporary or permanent), cost of medical treatment, and amount of losses in salary.

There are many different ways through which you can sustain a personal injury; one of these ways, wherein your personal injury attorney can very effectively represent you, is airplane accidents.  Accidents, such as these, can be caused by pilot error, mechanical defect or malfunction, airline liability or negligence, air traffic controller error, and pilot intoxication.

Although airplanes are a fast and convenient means of transportation, they are also potentially extremely dangerous if they are involved in an accident. Due to the severe nature of these types of accidents, serious, permanent injury or even death is often a result.

Regardless of the type of injury an injury victim sustains, one thing holds true – that he or she can (and ought to) receive compensation. For more information on effective training for airplane pilots, click here.