If you have been injured in an airport accident, you are likely looking to recover financial compensation for your damages. It is important that you reach out to our experienced Maryland personal injury attorney who will walk you through the filing process. Continue reading to discover the 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 firm a call today to schedule our initial consultation. We want you to get back your life as soon as possible.
How do most airport accidents happen?
Most airport accidents are caused by negligent airport staff and maintenance. The most common causes of airport accidents include the following:
- 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?
Take the following steps to set yourself up for a successful future personal injury claim to recover the compensation you require to heal:
- Notify airport security of your injuries and accident
- Ensure that police conduct a report to document the accident
- Seek immediate medical attention
- Collect all medical documentation relating to your accident
- Photograph the unsafe conditions that caused your accident
- Photograph your injuries
- Collect any witnesses’ contact information
- Retain the services of an experienced Maryland personal injury attorney who will work to satisfy the burden of proof by utilizing evidence such as security camera footage, police reports, and medical documents to prove your personal injury claim.
Who is responsible for an airport injury?
You may have a valid premises liability claim 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. If you were injured in an elevator or on an escalator due to a negligent product designer or a negligent product manufacturer, you will likely be able to hold these parties liable in a product liability claim.
What is the statute of limitations for personal injury claims in Maryland?
The statute of limitations for personal injury claims is generally three years in Maryland. This means that you will have three years to take legal action against the negligent party responsible for your injuries. To avoid being barred from suing, it is essential that you start the claims filing process as soon as possible. For assistance with this process, reach out to our experienced personal injury attorney who will work toward the compensation you require to heal. Our firm is prepared to take on your case today.
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The experienced personal injury attorneys at Judy Law Firm are prepared to represent clients facing legal matters after being injured due to another person’s negligence. If you require strong legal representation in Maryland, contact our firm today to discuss our services.