Gathering Evidence After a Plane Crash

Our Accident Lawyer Discusses the Legal Complexities of Aviation Litigation

In the video found below, litigation attorney Curt Miner explains how the law firm of Colson Hicks Eidson typically goes about securing evidence after an aviation accident. Depending on where the disaster occurs, multiple agencies may be involved and carrying out their own investigations. Our injury lawyers have experience working alongside these organizations as well as dealing with aviation companies to build strong legal cases. Contact us today by calling (305) 476-7400 or online through our case review form.

Video Transcription:

How do you secure the evidence in an aviation disaster case? Well, in commercial aviation cases, an entity like the NTSB (the National Transportation Safety Board) is going to be responsible for the initial investigation to determine the causes of the accident. In foreign countries, as well, there’s often an equivalent of the NTSB and often in foreign cases the NTSB will participate even if the accident didn’t take place in United States.

If it was a U.S. airline, or U.S. manufacturer, like Boeing or McDonnell Douglas, our NTSB in the United States will take part of these foreign accidents. In those cases, these investigative agencies are going to be securing the evidence themselves. For more information, you can give us a call at (305) 476-7400 or visit our website: colson.com.