Miami Aviation Accident Lawyer — Sean M. Cleary

In 2012, there was a total of 1453 civil aviation accidents, of which 257 were fatal and 407 fatalities were recorded.

How Can We Help You in an Aviation Accident Case?

In aviation accidents, as with many other types of accidents, the first thing that we do is we talk to the client, and we start to gather the information about what happened.

Sean M. Cleary
Miami Aviation Accident Lawyer: Sean M. Cleary

In 2012, there was a total of 1453 civil aviation accidents, of which 257 were fatal, and 407 fatalities were recorded. The numbers have dropped in 2013, with a total of 1206 accidents, 217 fatal and 389 deaths. There were 24 accidents recorded in 2012 involving aircraft operating under 14 CFR 121 and 16 accidents in 2013, all under scheduled service.


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Sean is an outstanding professional, transparent and very diligent; he personally dedicated time and attention to my case; he always responded my calls promptly, keeping me informed all the time. His knowledge and advice are very accurate and valuable. Definitely, great lawyer.

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What is the Statute of Limitations for Aviation Accidents in Florida?

The time period for bringing a suit varies depending upon what law applies. In some of the cases, limitation periods can be quite short, but there are a number of factors, which affect how long the time limit will be in a case. The Warsaw Convention “preempts” state tort liability and thus, even if an international flight crashes in Florida, the...

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Who Can Be Held Liable and What Damages Are Recoverable?

If the person survives, the damages he or she can recover include pain and suffering, loss of wages and medical bills, both past and future. In the event of a death, the relatives of the victim can recover damages for funeral expenses, the loss of support the victim would have provided and others. The Convention allows recovery for physical bodily injury...

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What Agencies Are Involved in the Investigation of Aviation Accidents?

Generally, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) will lead the investigation of any aviation crash, with assistance from members of the local law enforcement authorities, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), and representatives of the manufacturer of the aircraft....

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If There Are No Surviving Witnesses to the Crash, How Can I Prove That the Airline or the Pilot of the Airplane Was at Fault?

Airplane crash investigation by experts can often determine the cause of a crash even if no one survives. All airliners and many charter aircraft contain instruments called flight data recorders and cockpit voice recorders. Radar information, and careful investigation of the wreckage also...

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