Airport Accidents in Maryland | What You Need to Know

You are likely looking to recover compensation if you have recently been involved in an airport accident. Continue reading to discover the most common causes of airport accidents, the steps to take after being injured in an airport, and the statute of limitations for personal injury claims in Maryland. Give our experienced personal injury attorney a call today to discuss our services and learn how we can assist your upcoming personal injury claim. You do not need to go through this legal process alone. We are here to help.

How do most airport accidents happen?

The most common causes of airport accidents include the following negligent factors:

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

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

If you are physically capable, you should take the following steps to protect yourself and your future personal injury claim:

  1. Notify airport security of your accident
  2. Ensure police conduct a report of your accident
  3. Photograph the hazards that caused your accident
  4. Collect any witnesses’ contact information
  5. Seek immediate medical attention
  6. Collect all medical documentation relating to your accident
  7. Retain the services of an experienced Washington D.C personal injury attorney who will work to satisfy the burden of proof necessary to recover the compensation you deserve.

Who is responsible for an airport injury?

If you can prove that airport ownership or staff knew or should have known of and failed to fix the unsafe conditions that caused your injuries, you may have a valid premises liability claim. You may have a valid product liability claim if you were injured in an elevator or on an escalator due to a negligent product designer or a negligent product manufacturer.

What is the statute of limitations for personal injury claims in Washington D.C.?

The statute of limitations for personal injury claims is generally three years from the date of your accident in Washington D.C. This means that you will have three years to take legal action against the negligent party responsible for your injuries. To begin this process today, reach out to our experienced personal injury attorney as soon as possible to avoid being barred from suing. Our firm would be happy to walk you through the claims process ahead. We are prepared to work to satisfy the burden of proof necessary to recover the compensation you require to heal.

CONTACT OUR EXPERIENCED WASHINGTON D.C. FIRM

The experienced personal injury and medical malpractice attorneys at Trombly & Singer, PLLC are prepared to represent clients facing legal matters after being injured due to another person’s negligence. If you require strong legal representation in Washington D.C. or Maryland, contact our firm today to schedule a consultation.

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