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Aviation Accidents

Tampa Aviation Accident Attorneys

Holding Negligent Parties Accountable

There are few accidents more catastrophic than aviation accidents. As the demand for air travel increases, so do the risks of traveling by plane or helicopter. Despite technological advances and improvements to aircraft design, airplane accidents remain a serious concern and a source of catastrophic – and often deadly – injuries.

Our airplane accident attorneys have unique experience in the aviation industry – Attorney Steve D. Parker served as a pilot in the U.S. Navy for eight years. During this time, he flew several different types of aircraft, specialized in air-to-ground training, and taught other Navy pilots how to fly in the low altitude flight regime.

If you suffered an injury or lost a loved one in an aviation accident, you have the right to pursue a lawsuit. Harmon Parker, P.A. is here to represent you in your fight for justice.

Contact us online or call (813) 452-4144 to schedule your free consultation.

Common Causes of Plane Accidents

Though airplane accidents are less common than car accidents, they do happen – and the results are often devastating.

Some of the most common causes of aircraft crashes include:

  • Pilot error: A vast portion of plane accidents are caused by pilot error. Pilots are expected to be able to safely maneuver their aircraft and should be prepared to address issues as they arise. A failure to do so can leave them liable.
  • Mechanical failure: If a plane or helicopter does not receive the proper maintenance or if a part of the aircraft was poorly manufactured, mechanical failure may occur. Even the most skilled pilot may not be able to avert a crisis involving a mechanical failure.
  • Non-pilot human error: Other people involved in the flight – such as air traffic controllers, maintenance engineers, and fuelers – may be liable for any mistakes they make that lead to accidents.

Negligent Parties in Aviation Accidents

In the aftermath of a plane crash, you may be unsure where to turn. Rest assured that you can find an experienced and capable advocate at Harmon Parker, P.A. We are committed to holding the responsible party or parties accountable for the actions that led to your injury.

Parties that may be held liable for accidents include:

  • Aircraft maintenance teams
  • Pilots
  • Manufacturers
  • Aircraft designers/aeronautical engineers
  • Airlines

Reach out to us at (813) 452-4144 to discuss your case during a free consultation.

Client Testimonials

The Opinions that Matter Most
  • “After two weeks in trial, the jury returned a $1,000,000.00 verdict in my mother’s favor.”

    - Jim C.
  • “They filed suit, hired experts, took depositions and before trial were able to reach a 7-figure settlement!”

    - Frank R.
  • “If I needed anything I could call or email and they would immediately answer my questions.”

    - Heidi F.
  • “Tom Harmon and Steve Parker really cared about my personal situation and wanted the best for me.”

    - K.H.
  • Automobile Accident, Brain Injury, Manatee $6.5 Million
  • Automobile Accident, Hillsborough $1.7 Million
  • Automobile Accident, Near Amputation, Hillsborough $1.9 Million
  • Automobile Accident, Recommended Neck Surgery $1.1 Million
  • Automobile Accident, Spinal Injury, Sarasota $8 Million
  • Automobile Accident, Wrongful Death of 89 year old, Hillsborough $2.8 Million
  • Automobile Accident, Wrongful Death, Hillsborough $5.4 Million
  • Bicycle collision $13.6 Million
  • Boating Accident Resulting in Traumatic Brain Injury $6.2 Million
  • Motorcycle Accident, Wrongful Death, Sarasota $1.3 Million

Why Hire Our Firm?

What We Offer Our Clients
  • Accessible & Available to Clients

    We take a hands-on approach & commit to being available to our clients, including after hours & weekends.

  • A Proven Track Record of Success

    As advocates for the injured, we have accrued a long list of successful verdicts and settlements.

  • Military Veterans on Our Team

    Our team includes two military veterans - Mr. Harmon & Mr. Parker are veterans of the Army & Navy, respectively.

  • Valuable Resources On Your Side

    We utilize investigators, medical specialists & accident reconstructionists & have resources to handle big cases.

  • A Concierge-Level of Service

    We hold ourselves to high standards of communication and are committed to keep you updated on your case.

  • Results-Driven Approach

    We are not afraid to do whatever is necessary to win your case, including going to trial.