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Negligence in plane manufacturing can mean legal trouble

A major jet airplane manufacturer is facing a legal nightmare after several crafts of a new model had unexplained equipment failures that led to catastrophic crashes. This involves airlines forced to ground similar aircraft as well as the survivors of the victims already claimed in crashes.

Plaintiffs in lawsuits against the manufacturer may have a case for financial damages if it was either negligent in the construction of the model or explicitly knew about dangers and failed to correct them. In this second scenario, there may even be criminal action against the company and the officers running it.

It's also important to remember that although a manufacturer is always responsible for the products it sells, there are many other people and companies involved in the design and creation of something as complex as an airplane. Just as the maker of a finished plane may sue the makers of components or tools used to build it, the plaintiff in a lawsuit may also sue anyone who had a hand in a disaster.

Although financial damages can seem like too little too late after losing a family member in a plane crash, it is one of the few ways to hold corporations to account when their actions end a life. Claims can help families and children with recovery as well as securing their future.

An attorney can help analyze the details of a commercial airline accident and figure out if a lawsuit is the right idea. Legal representation can handle these details when you have recovery for yourself and your loved ones as a priority.

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