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Who is Responsible for Helicopter Accidents?

Who is Responsible for Helicopter Accidents?

July 21, 2017

A helicopter ride is one of the most unforgettable experiences one can ever have, helping create irreplaceable memories. However, helicopter rides can also be dangerous. As with anything else, accidents are a possible risk, and the underlying root of these accidents often comes down to negligence on someone’s part. Determining who is at fault for a helicopter accident can be quite a lengthy process, as it requires a thorough investigation of the accident.

There are a number of underlying causes for these accidents, such as operational errors, mechanical or electrical malfunctions, or human error. As helicopter accidents almost always result in a number of painful injuries, if not wrongful death, it is essential your Hawaii personal injury lawyer help you obtain the compensation you are entitled to in holding the responsible party accountable for his or her actions.

The following people may potentially be the cause behind a helicopter accident:

  • Operator or pilot
  • Aircraft or component designer, manufacturer, or seller
  • Flight instructor
  • Owner
  • Control Tower Operator
  • Maintainer
  • Weather provider
  • Air Traffic Control
  • Obstruction such as television, radio, cell phone tower, building owner, etc.


If you or a loved one has been injured in a helicopter accident, you will need to rely on the guidance of an experienced, knowledgeable, and skilled Hawaii personal injury lawyer such as ours at Leavitt, Yamane, & Soldner. Our legal team won’t rest until we have helped you obtain closure for your case, because delivering you the successful results you deserve is our ultimate priority. Thanks to our proven track record of success, we feel confident we will provide you with informative, personalized, and comprehensive legal counsel.

To contact us at your earliest convenience, don’t hesitate to contact us at (808) 537-2525.

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