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Airplane Injuries

Airplanes are tightly controlled environments, much like ships. When you are on a plane, you are largely at the mercy of the flight attendants, the pilot, and the other passengers. There is nowhere to go if an unsafe situation arises. As such, accidents on planes are not uncommon. When you are injured on a plane, the airline may be responsible for the injuries that you sustained as a result of its negligence. Depending upon the circumstances, you may be eligible for financial compensation.

Risky Situations on Airplanes

Airplanes take many safety precautions to ensure that the plane arrives at its destination without incident. Unfortunately, they are not always successful at creating a safe environment for passengers. Injuries on planes can occur in a number of ways. Here are some familiar examples:

  • Avoidable turbulence can cause falls, bruises, and concussions
  • Hot food and liquid spills can cause burns
  • Improperly secured overhead compartments can cause baggage to fall

Aircraft tend to have only minimal medical resources onboard and therefore it may be impossible to administer treatment in the air. If you are seriously injured on a flight, you may have to wait until landing to seek treatment. This could take hours, which means a longer duration of pain and suffering and could potentially be fatal.

Contact Us

If you or a loved one suffered an injury on an airplane, you may have legal options. Habush Habush and Rottier, S.C., maintains a team of Kenosha airplane injury attorneys for just such situations. To find out if we can help you, contact us right away at 800-242-2874.