Airports can become stressful environments for those traveling. It is also important to know that accidents can happen anywhere, and airports are no exception. If you have been injured in an airport, it is important that you retain the services of an experienced personal injury attorney who will work to recover the compensation you require to heal. Give our firm a call today to learn more about our services. Continue reading to discover the questions you might have regarding airport accidents in Connecticut.
What are the most common causes of airport accidents?
Airport accidents can cause serious injuries and are typically caused by human error or negligence. The most common causes of airport accidents are as follows:
- 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?
Being injured in an airport accident requires having a plan. Take the following steps after your accident to recover the compensation you deserve:
- Notify airport security of your accident.
- Contact the police to conduct a police report.
- Seek medical attention immediately. Be sure to collect all medical documentation relating to your treatment.
- Photograph your injuries and the hazards that led to your accident.
- Collect the contact information of any witnesses.
- Reach out to our experienced personal injury attorney who will work to satisfy the burden of proof to recover the compensation you deserve.
Who is responsible for airport accidents?
If airport ownership or staff knew 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 airport accidents claims in Connecticut?
The statute of limitations for personal injury claims in Connecticut is generally two years from the date of your accident. This means that you must take legal action within this period of time to avoid being barred from suing. To get started as soon as possible, reach out to our experienced personal injury attorney who will assist you in holding the negligent party responsible for your injuries accountable.
Contact our Firm
Marc N. Needelman is an experienced attorney working throughout the state of Connecticut. If you need an attorney who is ready to fight for the financial compensation you deserve, please do not hesitate to contact us to set up a free initial consultation. Our firm deals with matters relating to real estate, personal injury, criminal defense, estate planning, and more.