• Hankins Law Building
  • 306 Main St.
  • Newport News, Virginia 23601
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Airplane Accident Lawyers in Newport News, VA

Aviation law attorney assists victims of plane crashes

Commercial airline crashes have declined 85 percent in the last decade, making commercial air travel one of the safest modes of transportation. However, accidents involving private aircrafts have risen by an alarming 20 percent. These accidents injure or kill pilots, crew, passengers and bystanders on the ground. If you have been harmed, or a loved one has been killed, due to an aviation accident, you need an experienced attorney to assert your rights. The Law Offices of Timothy H. Hankins has more than 30 years of experience in accident cases involving wrongful death, catastrophic injuries and immense property loss. Mr. Hankins is also an instrument rated pilot with hundreds of hours of flying. We are ready to help you in your plane accident case involving:

  • Personal injury
  • Wrongful death
  • Property damage

Aggressive litigation of airplane crash in Virginia

The very nature of an airplane accident makes it very difficult to reconstruct and thereby prove causation and assign fault. Pilots are often faulted for inattention to basics, such as the weather or the weight and stability of the load they carry. But mechanical failures can also be responsible. To make your case, you need more than just an auto accident attorney. You need a hardworking, determined investigator. Contrary to popular belief, cases are rarely won or lost in the courtroom; success or failure is usually decided by how well your attorney prepares for your case. Timothy H. Hankins takes pride in the hard work we do researching, interviewing witnesses and consulting with experts so that we're fully prepared to present your best case for relief. His experience as a pilot can help make a difference in your case.

Ground damage: personal injury and property loss

In the course of providing legal services to Hampton, Norfolk, Williamsburg and Yorktown, VA, we've seen a fair number of small plane crashes. We know that when an airplane crashes in Virginia, those on board are not necessarily the only victims. A plane or its parts falling from the sky in a residential area can claim additional victims and ruin homes. If your home has been hit or a loved one harmed by the crash of a commercial aircraft, military aircraft, helicopter or private plane, Timothy H. Hankins can help. Our firm takes an aggressive approach to the investigation and preparation of your case. We appreciate the trust you place in us, which motivates us to make every effort to secure full compensation for your losses.

Contact a dependable airplane accident attorney in Newport News, Windson, Hampton, Norfolk, Williamsburg & Yorktown, VA

For hardworking representation in your plane crash case, call Timothy H. Hankins at 757-525-9883 or contact us online to set up a free consultation. We accept plane accident cases on a contingency fee basis, so you pay no attorney's fees until we win.

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