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Aviation and Aerospace

The aviation and aerospace team at Degan, Blanchard & Nash understands the unique circumstances faced in the aviation and aerospace industry and prides itself on the excellent relationships it develops with our clients to assist in meeting the ever-demanding challenges that are faced due to consistently evolving law and technology in these areas. Our team has a thorough knowledge of aviation and aerospace law, as well as an extensive understanding of highly technical issues regarding aerodynamics, piloting, engineering, aircraft maintenance, and airline operations so that we can effectively service our clients.

We provide assistance to the aviation and aerospace industries in many areas including investigations, litigation and regulatory matters. Our attorneys service a multitude of clients including airlines, airports, pilots, manufacturers, defense and government services contractors and suppliers. The firm routinely handles a wide range of matters including products liability, mass tort, wrongful death, emergency response, class actions, pilot disputes, government investigations, defense and service contracts. Our team also handles insurance disputes for the aviation and aerospace industries including hull and liability insurance, coverage analyses, and coverage disputes.

We are available to provide investigation services shortly after accidents and advice during unexpected times. Aviation accidents present complex factual issues and our goal is to conduct exhaustive investigations of the facts to then provide expert legal services. In every case, our team identifies and works with investigators, outside experts and staff to meticulously defend all aspects of liability and damages in order to determine the cause of the accident, identify responsible entities and present the strongest defense.

Our team has extensive experience handling these types of matters from commencement though appeal and strives on providing cost-effective results that provide a financial benefit to our clients. The team is interdisciplinary and consists of attorneys with years of experience in a variety of practice areas.