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Aviation Accident

Common Causes of Airplane Accidents

Alaska is a rural state with many towns and communities that are best accessed by small planes. The state also depends on aviation for commerce and tourism. However, Alaska is also a somewhat treacherous state when it comes to weather and terrain, which is why a number of airplane accidents occur each year. These accidents can often occur due to the following:

  • Pilot Negligence
  • Dispatch Errors
  • Bad Weather
  • Poor Runway Maintenance

If you have been seriously injured in a plane crash or other aviation accident, or if your family member suffered a wrongful death in a crash, speak with an Alaska airplane accident lawyer from our firm right away. Johnson & Associates, PC has represented injured clients in Anchorage and across all of rural Alaska for many years.

Why You Need Johnson & Associates, PC

By hiring an attorney from our firm, you will receive constant attention and communication from a lawyer who truly cares for you and for the outcome of your case. Our team works tirelessly on each case, studying every detail of the accident, the client, and the laws that apply to the case in order to be more prepared than the defendant. Set up your free case evaluation with our firm today to learn more!

Injured? We'll Travel to You!

Call the law firm of Johnson & Associates, PC right away for attentive and aggressive representation. We are willing to travel anywhere in Alaska to help you fight for the compensation you deserve. Airplane accidents can result in serious and catastrophic injuries that can ruin your financial health without a fair personal injury settlement or trial verdict. Our aviation accident attorneys in Anchorage can fight to win the payout you need to cover any and all damages. Contact us today for more information!

Alaska is an aviation state. According to the Robb Report, we have 408 airstrips (more than any other state), 5,882 active private aircraft (no 6 out of 50 states), and more licensed pilots per capita than any other state. Over 80% of our communities are off the road system. With our limited road system, we fly to get to doctor’s appointments, hunting and fishing, groceries stores, church, sports and school. With increased flying, mountainous terrain, and unpredictable weather, Alaska sees more aviation accidents than most other states.

All aviation accidents are investigated by the National Transportation Safety Board, often with support from local law enforcement and the Federal Aviation Administration. With the control and involvement of various state and federal agencies, investigations take a long time, and it can be years before the findings and reports of the investigations are available to even those involved in the accident. Many factors can lead to an accident, and for most plane crashes, there are numerous people and companies who might be at fault. Evidence can disappear fast after an accident, especially in remote locations. With various potential defendants and the loss of important evidence, it can be very difficult or impossible to get insurance companies to pay for the losses to the victims. Way too often for victims and their families, it becomes a long ordeal while insurance companies point the finger at each other and refuse to pay. For those reasons, it is especially important to have an experienced attorney and well-staffed law firm working for you and protecting your rights as soon as possible following a plane crash.

If you or someone you love is injured in a plane crash, your first efforts should and will be to get needed medical care. Next you need to hire the right attorney. Douglas G. Johnson and his team have been representing victims and the families of victims of plane crashes for over 25 years. They have recovered millions of dollars in much-deserved compensation for their clients following private and commercial, single and multiple engine aircraft accidents. Call Douglas G. Johnson and the team at Johnson & Associates, PC today for a free consultation. (907) 277-3090.

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