Airports, especially hubs at major cities such as Los Angeles, are generally very busy. There are thousands of people always rushing to their flights or to catch a connection to another flight. As a result, unsafe conditions, such as slippery floors or poorly maintained escalators, can quickly become inevitable unless proper monitoring is maintained. Even then, some accidents may simply be inevitable.
If you or a loved one was injured at LAX airport, or any other airport, as a result of the negligent maintenance or other negligent actions of the facility or any of its employees or contractors, it is important to immediately consult with an experienced LAX accident attorney to protect your best interest.
Common Types of Airport Accidents
In 2017, Los Angeles World Airports, commonly referred to as LAWA or LAX, had more than 84 million passengers walk through its terminals. This is equivalent to more than 231,000 people per day. With so much foot traffic, it is inevitable that thousands of travelers get injured due to defective and dangerous conditions caused by airlines, transportation authorities and their contractors.
Some of the most common causes of airport accidents include:
- Falls on jet ways and boarding ramps
- Slippery floors
- Rolling boarding stair cases
- Poorly maintained chairs and other traveler accommodations
- Poorly maintained facility equipment
- Malfunctioning baggage carousels
- Passengers with special needs or handicaps injured as a result of being improperly handled by ground personnel
Many travelers seriously injured overseas or in other states simply assume that there is no recourse for their injuries. This false belief prevents them from seeking the advice of an experienced Los Angeles airport accident attorney to determine whether they have a case.
What many travelers do not know is that their rights might be governed by one or more sets of laws, such as the FAA regulations.
You Need Experienced Legal Counsel
If you or a loved one has been injured in an accident at LAX, it is imperative that you consult with an airport attorney who has successfully represented passengers injured in major commercial airports, such as LAX.
Airport accidents can be very different than other types of personal injury claims, such as car accidents. Depending on the specific circumstances of your injury, a number of different parties may be liable for your airport injury, including:
- Specific airlines
As such, it is imperative that you hire a Los Angeles aviation accident lawyer who can capably investigate the facts surrounding your injury and hold the appropriate parties liable.
Call an Experienced LAX Accident Attorney Today!
If you or a loved one was injured at Los Angeles World Airports, the attorneys at the Law Offices of Samer Habbas can help. Attorney Samer Habbas and his legal staff have years of experience in handling all types of airport accident cases.
For more information or to schedule a complimentary consultation with one of our LAX accident lawyers, please call 949.449.2703, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. We can even come to you. Huge amounts of money have been offered to our clients.
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