What to Know About Airport Accidents in PA

If you have sustained injures in an airport accident, whether it be from poor lighting, spills left unattended, or inadequate security, you may be eligible to recover compensation. To learn more about filing a valid claim after sustaining inures in an airport accident, continue reading. For assistance with your upcoming claim, reach out to our experienced personal injury attorney. We will happily walk you through the claims filing process when you are ready. Give us a call to schedule your initial consultation with our knowledgeable legal team.

What are the most common causes of airport accidents?

The following are the most common causes of airport accidents:

  • Unsafe parking lots and sidewalks
  • Spills left unattended
  • Unsafe airport restaurant or shop conditions
  • Inadequate security
  • Defective airport elevators/escalators
  • Poor lighting

What should I do if I have been injured in an airport accident?

If you plan on taking legal action after your accident, it is important to follow the below steps to increase your chances of filing a successful claim:

  1. Notify airport security of your accident.
  2. Contact the police.
  3. Request medical attention.
  4. Seek immediate medical assistance as soon as the ambulance arrives.
  5. Collect all medical documentation relating to your treatment.
  6. Collect any witnesses’ contact information.
  7. Take photos and videos of the scene of your accident as well as your injuries.
  8. Retain the services of an experienced personal injury lawyer who will fight for your right to compensation.

Who is responsible for airport accidents?

You may have a valid premises liability claim if you can prove the following: Airport staff or ownership knew of or should have known of unsafe conditions that led to your accident.

You may have a valid product liability claim if you can prove the following: Your accident was caused by negligent product design or product manufacturing on an elevator or escalator.

What is the statute of limitations for personal injury airport accidents claims in Pennsylvania?

In order to file a valid claim, you must follow the statute of limitations. The statute of limitations for personal injury claims in Pennsylvania is generally two years from the date of your accident. It is important that you file your claim within this time period to avoid being time-barred from taking legal action. The sooner you are able to bring attention to your claim, the better. To get started with this process as soon as possible, reach out to our experienced personal injury firm today.

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