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Updated June 11, 2019 | Aviation Accidents |


Flying is one of the safest modes of transportation available today; however, aviation accidents do occur. Aviation accidents include those involving commercial aircrafts, general aviation aircrafts, and helicopters. Causes can vary widely, from faulty equipment to human error. Read our blog on the common causes of aviation accidents to learn more about how these incidents are defined from a legal standpoint.

If you have been injured—or if a loved one has been injured or killed—in an aviation accident, you might be eligible for compensation. WKW knows how to help you get the compensation you deserve.

Who Is Eligible for Compensation?

Circumstances surrounding aviation accidents dictate who might have the right to seek compensation from the parties legally responsible. Those eligible may include:

  • Person injured
  • Spouse
  • Legal guardian
  • Next of kin
  • Estate representative

Types of Aviation Accident Compensation

If you were injured in an aviation accident, you may be eligible to collect payment for several types of compensation, including:

  • Medical bills
  • Loss of income or support
  • Benefits to survivors of deceased family members
  • Pain and suffering
  • Disfigurement
  • Wrongful death
  • Funeral expenses

Contact an Aviation Accident Attorney Today

Two of the attorneys at WKW are licensed pilots. Both pilots have flight experience in Boeing 727s and private aircrafts as well as commercial licenses, flight engineer certificates, and instrument and multi-engine aircraft ratings.

If you or a loved one have been injured as a result of an aviation accident, you are urged to contact the Indianapolis Aviation Accident Attorneys of Wilson Kehoe Winingham. The lawyers at WKW can help you get the compensation you deserve. Call 317.920.6400 or fill out an online contact form for a free, no-obligation case evaluation.

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