base of operations) or where the accident happened. The injured victim cannot just pick some random state in which to sue, and the Defendant generally must be shown to be doing business (and availing itself of the protection of the state’s laws) in order to be hailed before that jurisdiction’s judges in a personal injury case.
Virginia, Florida and D.C. accident lawyer Doug Landau further notes that this means that the injured passengers’ doctors, family and co-worker witnesses may be located far from the Court where the case will ultimately be tried. That is why early investigation and securing critical evidence and statements can make or break an innocent passenger’s personal injury case. If you or someone you know or care for has been injured as the result of an accident at an airport or due to an airline’s unsafe decisions, and there are questions about what laws apply, e-mail or call us at ABRAMS LANDAU, Ltd. (703-796-9555) at once.