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Aviation Litigation Experience and Results

Aviation Litigation Experience and Results

Nolan Law Group helps individuals and families around the world after tragic events with loss of life or serious personal injury.

Our team of nationally- and internationally-recognized trial lawyers consistently develops winning litigation strategies in each of the cases we handle.

We have always recognized the individual needs of each client and the personal nature of their decision to seek full and fair compensation through the civil justice system. It is this complete understanding of the unique needs of every client which is reflected in the superior results which we obtain for them.

Our core practice area involves aviation accidents. Whether they be commercial, corporate, general, air cargo, military or helicopter crashes, our vast amount of experience among our aviation attorneys has consistently produced the results needed by our clients in the aftermath of unexpected tragedy.

Here is a list of some of the cases we have worked on:

U.S. Commercial Airline Accidents:

  • 03 May 2019      Miami Air International – Jacksonville, FL
  • 29 Apr 2013       National Airlines Flight 102 – Bagram, Afghanistan
  • 07 Jul 2008         Kalitta Air Flight 101 – Bogota, Colombia
  • 08 Dec 2005       Southwest Airlines Flight 1248
  • 19 Oct 2004       American Connection Flight 5966 – Kirksville, MO
  • 09 May 2004      American Eagle Flight 5401 – San Juan, PR
  • 12 Nov 2001      American Airlines Flight 587 – Belle Harbor, NY
  • 11 Sep 2001       9/11 Terrorist Attacks
  • 10 Feb 2001       United Express Flight – Chicago, IL
  • 16 Feb 2000       Emery Worldwide Flight 17 – Rancho Cordova, CA
  • 07 Aug 1997       Fine Air Flight 101 – Miami, FL
  • 17 Jul 1996         TWA Flight 800 – Off Long Island, NY
  • 31 Oct 1994       American Eagle Flight 4184 – Roselawn, IN
  • 08 Sep 1994       USAir Flight 427 – Aliquippa, PA
  • 03 Mar 1991      United Airlines Flight 585 – Colorado Springs, CO
  • 19 Jul 1989         United Airlines Flight 232 – Sioux City, IA

Foreign Commercial Airline Accidents:

  • 09 Jan 2021        Sriwijaya Air Flight 182 – Java Sea, Indonesia
  • 29 Oct 2018       Lion Air Flight 610 – Java Sea, Indonesia
  • 31 Jul 2018         Aeromexico Flight 2431 – Durango, Mexico
  • 28 Dec 2014       AirAsia Flight 8501 – Java Sea, Indonesia
  • 17 Jul 2014         Malaysia Airlines Flight MH 17 – Hrabove, Ukraine
  • 08 Mar 2014      Malaysia Airlines Flight MH 370 – Indian Ocean
  • 06 Jul 2013         Asiana Airlines Flight 214 – San Francisco, CA
  • 13 Apr 2013       Lion Air Flight 904 – Bali, Indonesia
  • 12 Oct 2010       TransAfrik Airlines Flight 662 – Kabul, Afghanistan
  • 14 Sep 2008       Aeroflot Nord 821 – Perm, Russia
  • 23 Aug 2005       TANS Peru Flight 204 – Pucallpa, Peru
  • 02 Aug 2005       Air France Flight 358 – Toronto, Canada
  • 30 Nov 2004      Lion Air Flight 538 – Surakarta, Indonesia
  • 02 Jan 2004        Flash Airlines Flight 604 – Sharm El-Sheihk, Egypt
  • 25 May 2002      China Airlines Flight 611 – Taiwan Straits
  • 16 Jan 2002        Garuda Indonesia Flight 421 – Klaten, Indonesia
  • 12 Oct 2001       Flightline Flight 101 – Mediterranean Sea
  • 31 Oct 2000       Singapore Airlines Flight SQ 006 – Taipei, Taiwan
  • 19 Apr 2000       Air Philippines Flight 541 – Samal Island, Philippines
  • 31 Oct 1999       EgyptAir Flight 990 – Atlantic Ocean
  • 31 Aug 1999       LAPA Airlines Flight 3142 – Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • 02 Sep 1998       Swissair Flight 111 – Peggy’s Cove, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • 19 Dec 1997       SilkAir Flight MI 185 – Palembang, Indonesia
  • 10 Oct 1997       Austral Lineas Aereas Flight 2553 – Fray Bentos, Uruguay
  • 26 Sep 1997       Garuda Indonesia Flight 152 – Medan, Indonesia

Regional and Charter Operator Accidents:

  • 07 Jul 2018         Superior Air Ambulance – Chicago, IL
  • 11 Dec 2013       Makani Kai Air – Kalaupapa, HI
  • 15 Oct 2008       Air Angels, Inc. – Aurora, IL
  • 05 Dec 2007       Castle Aviation, Inc. – Columbus, OH
  • 16 Feb 2005       Martinair Cessna 560 – Pueblo, CO
  • 06 Dec 2004       Mountain Bird, Inc. dba Salmon Air – Bellevue, ID
  • 25 Mar 2004      Royal Air Freight, Inc. – Pittsfield, MA
  • 07 Dec 2004       Aero Charter & Transport, Inc. – Flagstaff, AZ
  • 24 Jan 2003        Baron Aviation Services – San Angelo, TX
  • 17 Dec 2002       Planemasters, Ltd.- 17 Dec 2002 – Rockford, IL
  • 15 Mar 2002      Priority Air Charter –Alma, WI
  • 01 Dec 2001       Air Carriers, Inc. – Bessemer, AL

 

Other Major Foreign Accidents:

  • 05 May 2019      Private Challenger Jet Crash – Coahuila, Mexico
  • 17 Nov 2017      Coastal Airlines – Empakaai Crater, Tanzania
  • 17 May 2010      Governor Nantes Charter – Lucena City, Philippines
  • 19 Jul 2009         Skylink Helicopter Charter – Kandahar, Afghanistan
  • 07 Jun 2008       Patagonia Airlines Cessna 208B – La Junta, Chile
  • 06 Oct 2005       Morningstar Air Express – Winnipeg, MB, Canada
  • 19 Nov 2005      Ivolga-Avia Airlines – Moscow, Russia
  • 11 Sep 2004       Petros VII (Greek Orthodox) Charter – Aegean Sea, Greece
  • 04 Sep 2000       Sons of Gwalia Charter – Queensland, Australia
  • 30 Jun 1999       Nightexpress Flight 114 – Liege, Belgium

US Domestic Military Accidents:

  • 02 May 2018      Lockheed WC-130H – Savannah, GA

General Aviation Accidents:

  • 05 Jul 2020         Cessna/DeHavilland Midair – Lake Coeur d’Alene, ID
  • 21 Jun 2019       Beech King Air – Mokuleia, HI
  • 30 Nov 2018      Cessna 525A (Citation CJ2+) – Memphis, IN
  • 06 May 2018      Grumman TBM-3 – Fort Apache, AZ
  • 24 Oct 2017       Air Tractor 502 – Olney, TX
  • 16 Oct 2017       Robinson R44 – Molokai, HI
  • 24 Sep 2017       Beech C35 – Camden, AR
  • 01 Jun 2017       Varga 2150A – Wood County, OH
  • 03 Aug 2016       Sonex Waiex – Fond du Lac, WI
  • 07 Apr 2015       Cessna 414A – Bloomington, IL
  • 01 Mar 2015      Bombardier Challenger 600 – Marco Island, FL
  • 10 Nov 2013      Cirrus SR22 – Freeport, Bahamas
  • 08 Jul 2013         Robinson R22 Beta II – Alta, UT
  • 27 Mar 2011      Piper PA-32R-300 – Fredricktown, MO
  • 06 Oct 2010       Piper PA-32R-300 – Naperville, IL
  • 17 Dec 2009       Dassault Sud Fan Jet Falcon – Matthew Town, Bahamas
  • 21 Oct 2009       Cessna T210G – Provo, UT
  • 04 Jul 2008         Schweizer 269 C-1 – Sunol, CA
  • 07 Oct 2007       Cessna 208B – Naches, WA
  • 01 Sep 2006       Mitsubishi MU-2B-35 – Argyle, FL
  • 14 Aug 2006       Piper PA23-250 – Sault Ste. Marie, MI
  • 29 Jul 2006         De Havilland DH-6-200 – Sullivan, MO
  • 04 Jul 2005         Piper PA46-310P – Grand Rapids, MN
  • 23 Jun 2005       Cessna 172N – Edgartown, MA
  • 05 Jun 2005       Piper 32R-301T – Tazewell, TN
  • 30 Sep 2004       Beech 95A – Burlington, WI
  • 12 Sep 2004       Cessna 182T – Chesterfield, MO
  • 27 Jul 2004         Piper Archer II – Exton, PA
  • 17 Feb 2004       Beech B90 – Dodge City, KS
  • 26 Sep 2003       Beech C-45H – Geauga Co., OH
  • 14 Feb 2003       Cessna P210N – Goose Bay, Canada
  • 24 Jan 2003        Cessna 172P/Piper Cheyenne – Denver, CO
  • 25 Dec 2002       Cessna 421 – Akron, CO
  • 09 Dec 2001       Cessna R182 – Lake Michigan, IL
  • 11 Jun 2001       Mitsubishi MU-2B-20 – Cerrillos, NM
  • 12 Aug 2000       Cessna 172H – Peachtree City, GA
  • 01 Aug 1998       Cessna 340A – Chicago, IL

U.S. Commercial Airline Incidents

  • American Airlines Flight – Beverage Cart Strike – Passenger Elbow Fracture
  • American TransAir Flight – Inflight Turbulence – Passenger Head Injuries
  • American TransAir Flight – Jet Wash – Ramp Worker Back Injuries
  • Continental Airlines Flight – Planes Hit Wings at Gate – Passenger Neck Injury
  • Delta Airlines Flight – Taxiway Near Miss/Ground Control Error – Flight Attendant Head Injury
  • Delta Airlines Flight – Smoke Filled Cabin – Passenger Back Injuries and Emotional Distress
  • Envoy Airlines – Negligent Passenger Assistance – Physical Injuries
  • Hawaiian Airlines Flight – Smoke Filled Cabin – Pulmonary Injuries and Emotional Distress
  • Southwest Airlines Flight – Inflight Depressurization – Passenger Hearing Loss
  • Southwest Airlines Flight – Improper Landing/Emergent Braking – Passenger Neck Injury
  • Spirit Airlines Flight – Fall on Airport Ramp – Passenger Head and Knee Injuries
  • United Airlines Flight – Inflight Medical Emergency – Passenger Death
  • United Airlines Flight – Hot Tea Spilled on Child – Passenger Burns
  • United Airlines Flight – Smoke Filled Cabin – Passenger Emotional Distress
  • United Airlines Flight – Overhead Luggage Fall – Passenger Brain Injury
  • United Express Flight – Door Seal Failure – Emotional Distress
  • USAirways Flight – Overhead Luggage Fall – Passenger Brain Injury

If you, or someone you love, have been injured in an Aviation Accident and would like the attorneys at Nolan Law Group to review your case, please contact us.