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Airplane Engine Explodes Midflight, One Dead, At Least Seven Injured

April 18, 2018 · FLEMING | NOLEN | JEZ, L.L.P.

A Southwest Airlines flight was forced into an emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport the morning of April 17th after an engine exploded midflight. The force of the explosion sent shrapnel into the airplane’s cabin and burst open a window. One passenger died from her injuries and at least seven others were seriously injured. It is believed at this time…
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Aviation Accident Lawsuit Basics

December 21, 2017 · FLEMING | NOLEN | JEZ, L.L.P.

While aviation accidents are rare, the lawsuit that follows can be extremely complex, especially when it involves a commercial airline. Plane accidents can occur for any number of reasons, including pilot failure, mechanical error, weather, sabotage, and human error, so determining liability and compensation requires a considerable amount of detailed work. This isn’t your run-of-the-mill accident, so you should know…
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