Aviation Accident Attorneys in Chicago

Trusted Legal Representation from an Experienced Aviation Accidents Attorney

If you or a family member has been involved in an airplane, helicopter, or any aircraft-related accident, contact Woodruff Johnson & Evans Law Offices to learn about your legal rights and options. Aviation accident cases are unique and often very complex. In addition to understanding the law and litigation, your attorney must have an understanding of numerous types of aircraft, a technical understanding of the mechanical issues involving aircraft engines and parts, and the air traffic control system.

Our Chicago aviation accidents lawyer, Steven M. Sandler, has years of experience representing clients involved in aviation accidents. He is well-connected with trusted experts that can help you. We strive to recover the maximum compensation you are owed.

Contact our firm today at (630) 585-2320 for a no-cost, no-obligation consultation.

Why Choose Our Firm for Representation in Aviation Accident Cases?

Our clients benefit from the technical experience and advanced litigation skills that Steve brings to cases ranging from small airplane and helicopter crashes to domestic airline disasters. Steve represents pilots, airplane crew members, and their families in aviation liability cases involving personal injury and wrongful death.

He is experienced in handling matters involving:

  • Small airplanes
  • Commercial airliners
  • Helicopters
  • Airplane maintenance
  • Aircraft and component part manufacturers
  • Air traffic controllers

As a certificated pilot, law school adjunct professor who teaches aviation product liability law, and regular speaker at national aviation litigation conferences, his knowledge in this specialized area of the law allows him to be a skilled advocate for his clients in aviation litigation matters.

In addition to representing injured individuals, Steve represents pilots charged with violations of the Federal Aviation Regulations and in enforcement actions before the federal aviation administration. He has also represented pilots in selling or purchasing aircraft.

Types of Aviation Accident Cases We Handle

Steve’s representation of plane crash victims, commercial airline passengers, and pilots has resulted in obtaining millions of dollars in compensation for injured clients.

Our skill in navigating the federal aviation regulations and international aviation treaties—which are particular to aviation law—make us a leading aviation firm to work with in cases such as:

  • Wrongful death or injuries to passengers or crew members on private or commercial flights
  • Ramp injuries
  • Injuries in airports
  • Injuries while boarding or disembarking aircraft

If you or your loved one was injured while boarding, onboard, or disembarking an aircraft, our firm can help you take legal action against the liable parties. We assist clients in Chicago, Aurora, Champaign, and throughout Illinois.

Contact our Chicago aviation accident attorneys today for a no-cost, no-obligation consultation. Call us at (630) 585-2320 to schedule an appointment.

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