Planes fly all over the world every single day. In some ways, our world has become smaller because of the ease with which we can traverse the planet. But it is still a very big world, and it can feel especially large when a loved one has been injured or killed in a commercial plane crash outside the United States.
Once the accident has been investigated, you may still be left with far more questions than answers: which country has jurisdiction in the accident investigation? Can you pursue legal action only in that country? What if the crash occurred in international waters? What about travel costs and language barriers?
These kinds of worries make it very easy to feel alone and helpless. But thankfully, there are law firms with the experience, skills and the resources to help you through what could otherwise be a complicated legal maze. Kreindler & Kreindler LLP is one such law firm.
We have been focused on aviation accident litigation since our firm was founded in 1950. Our team of lawyers has extensive experience in aviation (as licensed pilots) and in aviation litigation. We speak several languages, we represent victims across the United States and around the world and we also have strong working relationships with other aviation lawyers across the globe.
As far as legal jurisdiction is concerned, there may be more possibilities than you realize. Kreindler & Kreindler LLP has been able to move jurisdiction to the United States in many cases of international crashes. Doing so often results in a more favorable legal environment for plaintiffs and greater convenience for plaintiffs living in the U.S. Conversely, we are very knowledgeable about international law, and can often apply it favorably, regardless of where the case is being heard.
If you want to learn more about our international aviation litigation practice, please visit our website. While you're there, be sure to read about our free initial consultations.