Airplane Accident

Airplane Accident Lawyer in Illinois

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Often causing serious injury and wrongful death, airplane accidents can be difficult to represent effectively. Our team at Power, Rogers & Smith, L.L.P. is able and available to answer your questions and to effectively advocate for your interests. Aviation accidents are a complex area of personal injury law that we have prosecuted with skill and success for years. You can rely on our personal injury attorneys in Chicago to provide the counsel necessary to help you. We have an exceptional level of experience in cases involving aviation accidents. Our attorneys can protect your rights.

Exceptional Experience in Aviation Accident Representation

Our Chicago personal injury attorneys handled product liability cases against Boeing Aircraft, Airbus / EADs, Beech, Cessna, and others. Attorney Todd Smith is a chairman of the Aviation Section of the American Association for Justice, formerly the Association of Trial Lawyers of America. He has achieved multi-million dollar judgments and settlements for his clients in product liability cases as well as against the Federal Aviation Administration in air traffic control cases.

In 2015, Attorney Todd Smith of Power, Rogers & Smith, L.L.P. achieved an $18.85 million award for clients injured in an aviation accident involving a defective product.

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In addition to smaller airplane and helicopter accident cases - including the recent Illinois Supreme Court case Russell v. Augusta Aerospace, et al. - we have been involved in the majority of the big commercial airplane disasters over the years.

Our case history includes:

  • American Airlines Flight 191 - Chicago 1979
  • United Airlines Flight 232 - Sioux City, Iowa 1989
  • USAir Flight 427 - Pittsburgh, PA 1994
  • Turkish Airlines Flight 1951 - Amsterdam, Netherlands 2009
  • Asiana Air - San Francisco, 2013
  • Pamir Air - Kabul, Afghanistan 2010

The Process Behind Aviation Accident Investigation

Our attorneys understand the process of investigating aviation accidents. We are familiar with the various regulations and procedural requirements at the federal, state, and international levels of investigating and reporting plane crashes. Our team understands how to protect your rights and interests. We have recovered over $4 billion for our clients over the years. With more than three decades of experience and a reputation for excellence in advocacy, you can depend on us to serve your interests and to protect your rights. Whether your case goes to trial or not, we're prepared to advance your rights and maximize your verdict or settlement.

Begin with a free case evaluation by calling Power Rogers & Smith today at (312) 313-0202.

The Benefits of Hiring PRS
  • Experience

    Since 1993 when we first opened the doors of our law practice, Power Rogers & Smith has handled some of the largest personal injury cases for plaintiffs in the state of Illinois – and won. With our experience, we aren’t afraid to stand up to large corporations and insurance companies in court.

  • Success

    Power Rogers & Smith has won more than $4 billion in verdicts and settlements for its clients – that’s $500 million more than our closest competitor. These results include many record-setting and regulation-changing outcomes as well, including a $100 million settlement for victims of a trucking accident – Illinois’ largest injury award to a single family.

  • Contingent Fee

    Victims of tragic and life-altering accidents are suffering – physically, emotionally, and financially. We take the financial burden off victims by working on a contingent fee. This means that you do not pay unless/until we secure a financial recovery for you. You focus on healing. We’ll take care of the rest.

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