Many people may quiver at the thought of boarding a plane, but the odds of dying in an aviation accident are only about one in twenty thousand. Minor injuries from aviation accidents are far more common than fatal accidents. If you have been injured in an aviation accident you may have grounds to claim compensation.
Compensation cases for injuries sustained during a plane journey are covered by the umbrella term, ‘personal injury’. This term covers a broad spectrum of types and severity of injury.
From whom can I claim compensation?
Depending on the nature of the incident, you may be able to claim from:
What if the accident occurred outside South Africa’s borders?
For accidents involving international flights, the passenger’s travel itinerary becomes very important. Only an experienced international aviation lawyer will be familiar with the law in this area. The aviation accident experts at Joseph’s Incorporated Attorneys have successfully represented clients in domestic and international aviation disasters, including those involving private and commercial aircraft.
Contact Joseph’s Incorporated Attorneys for assistance
If you or a loved one have been injured in an aviation accident, attending to your own health and wellbeing should take precedence over any claim for compensation. However, a lot of work must be done before you can file your complaint, and you only have three years in which to do so. As soon as you are ready to proceed with your claim, you can contact us on 011 325 2886.