According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, U.S. serving carriers flew 928.9 million passengers in 2016. This was a significant increase from 2015, when U.S. serving carriers flew 897.9 million passengers.
Considering all the systems that need to function correctly to ensure catastrophe-free flights, these numbers paint a sobering picture about the safety of those aloft.
Aviation accident lawyers are here to help
At Elk & Elk Co., Ltd., our team of lawyers, paralegals, doctors, nurses, economists, accountants, analysts, accident reconstruction specialists and other experts has become well-known for fighting hard to get to the truth and prove the merit of our clients’ cases.
Our top priority is helping average Americans protect their rights and get their lives back on track. We spare no expense to find the facts and get our clients the compensation they deserve.
If you or a loved one has been injured in an aviation accident, call 1-800-ELK-OHIO to schedule a free consultation with our Ohio injury lawyers.
An aviation accident law firm that knows how to protect you
The facilities and aircraft that make up the world’s air fleet require constant maintenance and evaluation. Instruments need to be tuned and procedures need to be updated frequently. When there’s a lapse in this critical workflow, people’s lives are put in danger. That’s why there are strict laws governing the operation of private and commercial aircraft.
When any player in the safe-flying game – a manufacturer, a mechanic, a pilot or a safety inspector – makes a mistake or overlooks a detail, the consequences can be tragic.
Aviation law is a precise area of practice and to navigate it with any degree of competence takes constant study and professional development. That’s why, if you or a loved one has been a victim of an aviation accident, you need a law firm that knows how aviation regulation works.
Fighting for you without charging any fees upfront
We have the resources, the drive and the experience to represent victims of even the most complex flight-related accidents.
Whether you or someone you care about has been injured in an air travel-related wreck, we’d like to be the law firm you come to for answers. Our simple, contingency-fee business model allows us to represent aviation accident victims with every resource we have available at no upfront cost. And if we do not have a successful outcome for you, you don’t owe us a dime.
Call for a free consultation
Call 1-800-ELK-OHIO or fill out the free, no obligation online contact form. Let us show how our team of aviation accident attorneys and support staff can help in your search for justice.