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"Attorney Gary Robb is by far the most successful helicopter crash trial lawyer in the country"
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Our law firm has achieved record jury verdicts in private aviation accident lawsuits, including the two highest jury verdicts ever in helicopter crash trials: a $350 million verdict for a pilot killed in a Life Flight helicopter crash, and a separate $70 million verdict for a passenger killed in that same helicopter crash.

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The law firm of Robb & Robb has obtained record settlements that include a $52.5 million settlement for the crash of a Twin Otter aircraft with five fatalities ($10.5 million per victim), a $38 million settlement for a young woman severely injured in a helicopter crash at the Grand Canyon (highest settlement in U.S. history for helicopter crash injury), a $27.5 million settlement on behalf of skydivers killed in a small plane crash (highest total settlement for a small plane crash), and a $26 million settlement for the wrongful deaths of a husband and wife in a North Carolina plane crash (highest aviation settlement in U.S. history for the death of a husband and wife).

Private Plane Crash lawsuits are complex and challenging. Private aircraft do not have the "black boxes" which commercial planes do. In addition, regulation and enforcement of maintenance and certification procedures are not nearly as rigorous for private aircraft.

"For nearly thirty years, our law firm's aviation focus has been on representing families in private plane crash lawsuits.

Experience Counts and Results Matter"

Gary C. Robb has been recognized by his peers as one of the top aviation accident lawyers in the country. He served for four years as Co-Chair of the Aviation Litigation Committee of the American Bar Association (ABA) Section of Litigation and is the Immediate Past Chair of the Aviation Section of the American Association for Justice (AAJ) (formerly ATLA) which is the largest organization of Plaintiffs' aviation attorneys in the world. Mr. Robb also has served as Chair of AAJ's Products Liability Section.

He has written and spoken often to attorney groups on aviation topics, having published articles in TRIAL Magazine on "How to Select and Use Aviation Experts," and "General Aviation Cases; Investigating the Case and Knowing the Law and Applicable Rules." Mr. Robb's presentation at the most recent Aviation Attorney Section at the AAJ Annual Convention was on "Damages in Aviation Cases."

We would be honored to put our specific experience in these types of cases to work for your family. At such a difficult time, it is so important to have legal counsel you can trust to handle your case with the special professional care it deserves.

A reference list of past clients and referring lawyers available upon request. Call us toll free at (800) 474-1339 to discuss your case.

Our law firm does not solicit for aircraft litigation - we never have, and we never will.


Verdicts & Settlements

$350 million jury verdict for a deceased pilot (United States record).

$70 million jury verdict for a passenger killed in a Life Flight helicopter.

$52.5 million settlement for fatal DHC-6 Twin Otter plane crash.

$48 million jury verdict including compensatory and punitive damages for wrongful death from crash of DeHavilland plane

$38 million settlement for a passenger with severe burn injuries in a helicopter crash at the Grand Canyon (United States record for helicopter crash injury settlement)

$27.5 million settlement for a small plane crash (United States record).

$26 million settlement for the death of a husband and wife in a North Carolina plane crash (United States record for aviation wrongful death settlement involving husband and wife).

$18.4 million settlement for Life Net helicopter crash (Nebraska record)

$15 million settlement for death of passenger on private plane for Morgan Stanley business (Illinois aviation record).

Representation of former United States Senator Jean Carnahan for the plane crash death of her husband, Missouri Governor Mel Carnahan, and their son, resulting in a $4 million jury verdict at trial.


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Aviation Accident Attorneys - Kansas City, Missouri

Aviation law includes air travel associated with personal and business concerns. Some areas of aviation law overlap with admiralty law, and others may even fall under international jurisdiction due to the nature of air travel. However, the business of airline travel, including regulations that govern the airlines, remains a part of aviation law.

In Kansas City, Missouri lawyer and throughout the rest of the country, aviation law is governed by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).The FAA is responsible for all applied aspects of flight. In cases where international laws apply, the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), a United Nations Agency, assists in mediating cases.

An aviation attorney can assist with a variety of legal issues including commercial airline accidents, private airline accidents, injuries resulting from the maintenance of the aircraft, injuries resulting from the manufacturing process of the aircraft, and other issues relative to air travel.

An aviation lawyer may help you recover damages from a personal injury claim or from an online law degree. These recoverable damages may include lost wages, medical expenses, pain and suffering, emotional distress, and punitive damages.

This web site is designed for general information only. The information presented at this site should not be construed to be formal legal advice nor the formation of a lawyer/client relationship. Past results afford no guarantee of future results. Every case is different and must be judged on its own merits.

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