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Why Should I Hire A New York Aviation Accident Lawyer For An International Airline Accident?

New York airline accident Jonathan C. Reiter Law Firm, PLLC handles international airline crashes

When an airline accident happens in another country, some families who lost loved ones believe they should hire a lawyer who works in the country where the accident occurred. But in making such an important decision, the location of the attorney matters less than the experience level of the attorney working on your case.

New York City airline accident attorney Jonathan C. Reiter and his colleagues have years of experience handling international airline accidents. During their careers, the attorneys at Reiter's law firm have worked on cases involving airlines from Switzerland, Egypt and other countries.

In particular, attorney Reiter secured $32 million for relatives of victims of American Airlines Flight 587 Belle Harbor, NY. Attorney Reiter also obtained $5 million for relatives of victims of Swissair Flight 111 Peggy's Cove, Nova Scotia and $3.6 million in a landmark case involving relatives of a victim of Egyptair Flight 990. Attorney Reiter also represented some of the families of victims of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City. *

Can NYC aviation accident attorneys handle international airline accidents?

As our case results illustrate, our skilled attorneys in New York City routinely handle some of the largest airline accidents around the world. Because many airlines have headquarters in New York and many flights take off or land from here, having a New York City airline accident lawyer often proves extremely advantageous for international airline accidents.

It's also important to hire an attorney who is well-versed in the international laws governing airline accidents. International airline crashes are governed by the Warsaw and Montreal Conventions and the International Air Transport Association (IATA) agreement that prescribe where the lawsuit can be brought. In general, a lawsuit can be brought in the victim's home country, the airline's home country, the destination of the flight or the place where the ticket was purchased.

The attorneys at Jonathan C. Reiter Law Firm, PLLC have a comprehensive understanding of the Warsaw Convention, Montreal Convention and IATA agreement. Allow us to put our knowledge to work for you.

Why should I hire New York airline accident lawyer Jonathan C. Reiter?

Airline crashes usually involve passengers from many different countries or states whose only connection is that they are involved in a common disaster. It is important to retain a knowledgeable and experienced aviation accident attorney to prosecute a case against the airline wherever it is most advantageous to bring the lawsuit.

In many cases, all of the wrongful death cases from an airplane crash are transferred to one jurisdiction for trial to determine the airline's liability. A New York aviation accident attorney can handle an airliner crash case wherever it occurs in the United States or around the world.

Many Manhattan airline accident law firms might seem the same. If you're looking for an aviation accident attorney in New York City, you might come to the website for Jonathan C. Reiter Law Firm, PLLC and wonder why you should hire us. We believe we stand out for many reasons. The following are just a few of the major reason why we believe we can help you and your family.

  • Personal attention to every client and every case.
  • Careful examination of the full extent of the injuries and damages.
  • Comprehensive investigation of the facts of each case.
  • Effective, innovative courtroom strategy and presentation techniques

Complicated international airline accidents demand strong legal action

Many airline accidents might seem similar. But the circumstances surrounding each one are unique. That's why attorney Reiter works closely with every client to develop a strategy that suits each person's specific legal needs.

This approach might sound simple. But finding out what strategy works best for each case takes great skill and patience - something attorney Reiter and his colleagues take great pride in doing every day for clients. We're prepared to take the time to learn about your specific case.

Serious accidents demand serious attention. Discover what we can do for you. Call (212) 736-0979 and schedule a free consultation. Don't wait to take legal action. You may lose your right to obtain compensation if you wait too long. Contact us today.

(* Cases were prosecuted by Mr. Reiter as a member of a separate and distinct law firm.)