Aviation Accidents

Aviation Accident Lawyers in JacksonvilleAccording to the U.S. Government’s National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), over 1500 aviation accidents take place in this country each year. In 2016 alone, there were 1601 independent aviation accidents recorded in both commercial and general aviation (non-commercial and non-military operations). These aviation accidents involved large commercial airliners, helicopters, private planes and ultra-lights.

At Wood, Atter & Wolf, P.A., we have experienced attorneys handling all types of injuries sustained in accidents. Attorneys Michael Atter and David Wolf understand these types of cases can be complex and may involve federal agencies such as the NTSB and the FAA. A successful outcome in aviation accident litigation requires an understanding of the various issues that arise when an aviation accident occurs. And they require prompt action.
Where Can Aviation Accidents Occur?At Wood, Atter & Wolf, P.A.,  we know than an innocent victim can be injured in a variety of places including:
  • Air Ambulance Service 
  • Airport Boarding and Off-Loading 
  • Aircraft Taxiing, Take-off and Landing 
  • In-Flight 
  • Sightseeing Accidents 
  • Helicopter Tours 
  • Air Shows 
  • Charter Flights 
  • Corporate Flights 
  • Pilot Instruction/Lessons 
  • Drone Accidents 
  • Seaplanes 
  • Military Accidents 
  • Commercial Airlines 
  • General Aviation
Contributing Factors To Aviation AccidentsA variety of factors may contribute to causing an airline accident, including:
  • Pilot Errors
  • Aircraft Maintenance
  • FAA Regulation 
  • Violations
  • Issues with the Aircraft's Design or Structure
  • Faulty Equipment
  • Mechanical Failure/Product Liability
  • Flight Service Station Employee Negligence
  • Negligence relating to Third Party Selection of a Carrier
  • Federal Air Traffic Controller Negligence
Aviation Injuries & DeathBeing injured in an aviation accident can be both substantial and terrifying. Aircraft are not designed or structurally sound to withstand an impact with another object on the ground or in the air. Planes travel at incredibly high speeds and the likelihood of being injured or suffering death is very high if you or a loved one are involved with an aviation accident. Why Choose UsOur firm represents clients in the Northeast Florida area, including Jacksonville, Orange Park, St. Augustine, Fernandina Beach or in the areas around Duval, St. Johns, Nassau, and Clay counties, who have suffered personal injuries or lost loved ones in all kinds of accidents. Choose an attorney with the knowledge and experience to successfully handle your case. 

If you have suffered an injury or lost a loved one in an aviation accident, Contact Us Online or Call Us at (904) 355-8888 to set up a FREE consultation to discuss your legal options.
Client Reviews
David Wolf is an excellent attorney. He is my FIRST call when a problem arises. He has represented me on a few matters and guided me on others. He is responsive, professional, and compassionate. If you want a down to earth attorney who will fight for your rights, David Wolf would be a good choice for you. - Karen E.
I am writing to recommend David as counsel. Our grand daughter was injured in a family daycare and during a very difficult time David provided sound advice even when we were unsure of where to turn. David is sincere in desire to help others, is thorough in his explanation of complicated issues and is personable besides. Thanks for reaching out to us, David. We will forever be appreciative. - Mary
I called Mr. Wolf to consult him about a settlement that was being offered to me due to an auto accident. He took the time to answer all my questions in a kind and honest way, so I decided to let him handle the case. I am very happy I did. He is very nice and professional, and promptly answers emails and calls. I highly recommend Mr. Wolf. - K.H.
David is well recognized in the Jacksonville community as tireless advocate for his clients. I would recommend David and his firm for those who have been injured or harmed by the carless of negligence of others. - Ben Whitman
David Wolf was able to resolve my situation quickly and efficiently. He is a professional attorney who is not only extremely knowledgeable but also kind and considerate. He took the time to assure me of the results and put my mind at ease. I would recommend him highly and would only retain him for other legal services. - Elyse