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The Hamideh Firm, P.C. represents victims of helicopters accidents throughout California

Enjoying a helicopter ride can be a fun and exhilarating experience. Unfortunately, many people each year suffer catastrophic injuries or death as a result of helicopter accidents. It is critically important to know some of the causes of these helicopter crashes so that you may be in a better position to help protect yourself and your loved ones. 

Contributing Factors To Helicopter Crashes

Helicopters can be involved in tragic accidents with little or no warning. This may cause serious injury or loss of life to the helicopters pilots, passengers, innocent people on the ground, and anyone else involved in the crash. Helicopter crashes may result from negligence on the part of the pilot or helicopter owner.

Some common causes of helicopter accidents include:

  • Poor maintenance
  • Loss of Fuel
  • Pilot error
  • Defect in the design of the helicopter
  • Sudden change in weather conditions
  • Miscommunication between the pilot and ground control
  • Electrical malfunction
  • Collision with other aircrafts or structures
  • Faulty equipment

Any of these and others can lead to a very dangerous helicopter and lead to tragic helicopter crashes and accidents, whcih can lead to serious injury and death. When this happens it is important to hold those responsible for their negligence and their role in causing the harm.

If you or a loved one has been seriously injured in a helicopter accident, or suffered a wrongful death in the family as a result of a helicopter crash, please contact a lawyer at The Hamideh Firm, P.C. online or at (310) 556-9687 for a free case evaluation and consultation.