“Thank you very much indeed for all your prompt attention to me and all that you have done to finalise my claim. I would like to say how happy I am with the result.”
BL Claims Solicitors Personal Injury team has the expertise needed to handle a compensation claim when an air accident leads to loss of life or injury.
Under the rules of the Montreal Convention, a compensation claim for personal injury or death while on an aircraft can be pursued in the country where the air carrier is based. More than 100 countries have signed up to the Montreal Convention.
The types of incident in which our experienced Personal Injury team can make a substantial compensation claims include:
- Airline, business jet, light aircraft, helicopter and military crashes and collisions
- Injuries suffered while boarding or leaving a plane
- Injuries suffered while aboard (e.g. luggage falling, causing neck injuries such as whiplash; slips and trips in the aisle; burns or scalding from liquids spilled by flight attendants)
- Injuries suffered as a result of a fire
Our specialist personal injury lawyers will make sure that your compensation claim for an air accident is handled as quickly as possible. We will take care of all the complex administration that can be involved with making a claim overseas.
Our clients choose BL Claims Solicitors to handle their air accident compensation claims because:
- We are acknowledged leaders in the field
- Our legal team has, collectively, many years of experience in winning personal injury compensation claims
- We talk to our clients in jargon-free language
- We act quickly so clients get the compensation and care they need as fast as possible
- We are members of industry bodies and panels related to personal injury, which means that BL Claims Solicitors is recognised as being a leader in the legal industry
- You will discuss your case with a highly qualified lawyer right from the outset
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