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At Gallagher & Kennedy, we are in business to help you succeed in seizing opportunities & overcoming obstacles. Our approach to the law is uncommonly practical.

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Wrongful death claims against Air Traffic Controller for flying small aircraft into jet wake turbulence.

Motor Vehicle Crash


Claims against bus manufacturers & others for death/injuries related to 3 bus crashes

Catastrophic Injury


Successful settlement of claims for girl hit by inattentive driver
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Aviation law is a complex practice area with highly specific state laws and federal regulations governing when tragedy victims have the right to seek financial compensation for their damages. At Gallagher & Kennedy, our Phoenix aviation accident lawyers have over 40 years of experience handling aviation accident claims in state and federal courts. We have the resources, aviation lawyers, and successful case history to provide high-quality legal representation after an aircraft disaster.

For four decades, aviation accident victims and their families have chosen the attorneys at Gallagher & Kennedy to navigate settlement negotiations and litigate complex injury claims. We understand how to handle each unique accident case to achieve the best possible outcomes for clients. Contact us at (602) 530-8400 for a free consultation.

Why Choose Gallagher & Kennedy?

  • We are the premier aviation disaster law firm in Arizona with attorneys regarded as some of the top aviation lawyers in America.
  • We have the legal resources of a large firm but use the personal care and attention of a boutique-style shop.
  • We have obtained hundreds of millions of dollars for past clients – many of which suffered significant injuries or lost loved ones in aviation disasters.
  • We operate on a contingency fee basis. We charge $0 in upfront costs and nothing at all unless we win the case on behalf of the client.

What To Expect From Your Phoenix Aviation Accident Lawyer

Gallagher & Kennedy’s approach to plane crash and aviation disaster law is straightforward and practical. First, we will arrange a free meeting with you and your family to listen to your story. We want to know how the accident impacted your life and what you plan on achieving by talking to a lawyer. Then, we will use our substantial legal resources to approach your case with a results-oriented focus. One of our aircraft accident lawyers will build your case with time and expense management in mind, helping you capitalize on compensation opportunities and overcome challenges along the way.

Types of Aviation Disasters

In our extensive history helping victims within the aviation accident practice area, we have successfully resolved cases involving many different types of aviation accidents and fatal aircraft disasters. We take all kinds of aviation accident claims, including commercial and general accidents. Our attorneys have experience handling tragedies involving numerous types of aircraft.

  • Private planes
  • Helicopters
  • Cargo planes
  • Medical evacuation aircraft
  • Commercial airlines
  • Floatplanes
  • Rotor wing aircraft
  • Law enforcement aircraft
  • Vintage planes

Gallagher & Kennedy has taken some of the most high-profile aviation disaster cases in the U.S. In the last 10 years, our Phoenix airplane crash attorneys have worked on virtually every aviation accident case in Arizona, including the Flagstaff Medical Center Air Evac mid-air helicopter collision that took seven lives, the Cave Creek crash in which five people were killed, and the Page airport crash in which one person was killed and five others seriously injured. We have also successfully handled cases against airport operators and Air Traffic Controllers when their actions contribute to controlled airspace crashes.  Our Phoenix personal injury attorneys understand how these complex cases work in Arizona and around the country.

Why File an Injury or Death Claim?

Almost all aviation accidents are preventable. They occur when a pilot, aircraft owner, air traffic controller or other parties fail to uphold their duties of care, resulting in hazards that could bring the aircraft down or cause a mid-air collision. When you pursue compensation for an aircraft disaster, you get the opportunity to hold the at-fault person or company accountable for its wrongful or negligent actions. You could also receive financial compensation for your damages through the skills of your Phoenix airplane crash attorney.

Contact Our Phoenix Aviation Accident Attorneys Today

At Gallagher & Kennedy, we represent clients in almost every aspect of the aviation industry. We have helped both those catastrophically injured and the family members of those killed in aircraft disasters in Arizona. Our Phoenix airplane accident lawyers take the time to understand the nuances of each case before tailoring a legal strategy for the client’s individual needs. Speak with one of our lawyers in the aviation accident sector about your serious accident today. Call (602) 530-8400.