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Aircraft Injuries

We have experience in representing injured crew, passengers, surviving family members of deceased aircraft accident victims, and injured bystanders.

Various international conventions determine the liability in the event of death or personal injury of aircraft passengers. Regardless of the question of who is to blame, injuries claims may include physical injuries and/or psychological trauma.

Qld law restricts us from presenting certain information about personal injury compensation law. However, we are able to provide you with more details if you are making a genuine enquiry or are an existing client of Bennett & Philp.

If you want to investigate your rights regarding an aircraft injury, click the "Need to Know More" box to the right or you can contact us for personalised obligation-free advice regarding your particular circumstances using one of the to following methods that is most convenient to you:

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Bennett & Philp Lawyers act in personal injuries claims relating to aircraft accidents or incidents on a no-win, no fee basis.

Commonly Asked Questions:

Why do I need a law firm like Bennett & Philp?

If you have suffered injuries from a aircraft accident you want:

expert and personally relevant advice about your prospects of success and whether your claim is worth pursuing

detailed advice about how much you can claim

experienced aviation lawyers to explain the process involved in proceeding with your particular type of aircraft accident claim

experienced lawyers to relieve the stress and burden involved in initiating and running your claim professionally and efficiently

a law firm with procedures in place to ensure that no time limits are missed

aviation lawyers who know how to properly liaise with insurance companies to ensure that you are adequately compensated and your interests are protected

What this means for you is that your fees are kept to a reasonable level and the damages award you receive is maximised.

Bennett & Philp accident lawyers can help you navigate the process of a compensation claim in a timely and cost-effective manner.

Am I eligible to make a claim?

If you have suffered an injury whilst a passenger on a domestic or international flight, you will likely have a claim for compensation against the airline.

Contact us to discuss whether you are eligible to make a claim.

What can I claim?

You may be entitled to receive damages for:

  • pain and suffering and permanent impairment;
  • lost earnings/income;
  • medical, hospital, rehabilitation and other costs;
  • loss of occupational superannuation benefits whilst you are off work, and
  • future loss of earnings/impairment of earning capacity caused by the injuries, to your anticipated retirement age.

Your damages are generally tax free.

Contact us to understand your entitlements in your specific circumstances.

Important time limits

A claim should be lodged as soon as possible as court action must be taken within 2 years of your injury.

Contact us to discuss your eligibility to make a claim, or to commence your claim for compensation.