Aviation Accidents

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Keith Williams Law Group Private Aviation Practice

PRIVATE AVIATION A private aviation accident-sometimes called a "general aviation" accident-is one that does not involve a commercial air carrier.  Private aviation accidents may be caused by a variety of issues, including pilot error, equipment malfunction, defective parts, poorly designed aircraft, faulty maintenance, or even human or technical error at the airport.  Most airplane or [...]

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Robinson Helicopter’s R22 and R44 Rotor Blade Delaminations Receive AD

Robinson Helicopter’s R22 and R44 models main rotor blade delaminations have become the subject of a FAA Airworthiness Directive Robinson Helicopter's R22 and R44 models main rotor blade delaminations have become the subject of Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) Airworthiness Directive (AD) 2007-26-12, superseding the Company's Service Bulletin. The AD states that main rotor blade skins [...]

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Tennessee Aviation Attorney Keith Williams on Rules 30 and 31

Proposed Amendments to Rules 30 and 31 Potentially Dangerous to Aviation Cases Depositions are a central part of developing a case and preparing it for trial.  Depositions provide attorneys with their only opportunity to ask questions directly to other parties and witnesses while they are under oath and required to tell the truth under penalty [...]

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Southwest 345 Hard Landing Accident Victims Bring Suit

The NTSB's preliminary findings, as well as Southwest's statements, seem to point towards pilot error on the hard landing incident of Southwest Flight 345 at LaGuardia in New York. Several people were injured and suffered physical and emotional trauma due to the plane landing on its nose gear, which collapsed and resulted in the plane [...]

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Nashville Attorney Blazing The Trail On Pre-Emption In Aviation Cases!

Industry Giants Look For Loopholes But Are Blocked By Experienced Tennessee Aviation Attorneys   Planes, Trains, and Automobiles—Aviation Lawyers Blazing The Trail On Preemption   As aviation attorneys, our practice plays an important role in keeping the airways safe for passengers, crew, and individuals on the ground as well.  One of the most important parts [...]

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Southwest Flight 345 Hard Landing – what caused it?

Tennessee Aviation Attorney Keith Williams on Southwest Flight 345 Accident Southwest Flight 345, which was involved in a landing accident at New York - La Guardia Airport, NY (LGA), is being investigated by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB). In the last 10 years, I have represented many victims and families of victims of aircraft [...]

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Airline Safety – Should Passengers Be Concerned?

In the wake of several major commercial plane crashes, many people are concerned more than ever about commercial air travel safety.  There were twice as many major plane crashes in the first six months of 2008, but so far in 2009, commercial airliner crashes have claimed five times as many lives as the previous year.  [...]

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What are the three main types of Tennessee Aviation Disasters?

"From single victim helicopter crashes, to commercial airline disasters, we help the victims and their families through the difficult and confusing aftermath of an aircraft accident, and take charge of obtaining justice on their behalf from those responsible." ~Keith Williams      Every day, thousands of Americans take to the skies to travel. Many more use [...]

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Aviation Disasters – What Rights do Victim’s Families Have in their Wake?

"Our clients have undergone the pain, stress, and trauma of a significant tragedy. At Keith Williams Law Group, our mission is to help our clients through the difficult aftermath and bring them justice from those responsible.” -Keith Williams The crash of a commercial airliner is one the most devastating and horrific tragedies in our modern world. [...]

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Huge Virtual Search Party For Malaysian Airlines 370 Are Heroes to Me

Historic Virtual Search for Malaysian Flight 370 Includes Millions of Volunteers Rather than speculating on the ridiculously large number of unknowns in the sudden and utter disappearance of Malaysian Airlines Flight 370, I am finding some comfort in the "one-world" community of volunteers who have come together to painstakenly sift through millions of satellite images [...]

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