Aviation Law Maryland
The attorneys at Slack & Davis understand the vital role aviation plays in Maryland’s economic growth and prosperity. With more than 30 public-use airports located across the state, general and commercial aviation are important to the well-being of residents and visitors alike. Located on the East Coast, Maryland’s proximity to Washington D.C. makes it an active hub of local and international flights. Maryland is home to Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport, supporting 36 commuter, charter and cargo airlines.
NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center is also located in Maryland. The collection of engineers, pilots and scientists who call Maryland home secure the state’s position as being on the cutting edge of space and technology.
Slack & Davis has assisted passengers and families affected by plane or helicopter crashes since 1993. Our Maryland aviation attorneys can help if you’ve lost loved ones in helicopter or plane crashes. Because aviation law is highly specialized, it requires attorneys with specific courtroom experience as well as the aviation expertise necessary to understand complicated laws. We offer compassionate support and legal representation. To learn more, contact Slack & Davis at 800-455-8686 for a free case evaluation.
Martin State General Aviation Airport
Martin State Airport is one of the largest general aviation airports on the East Coast. It has a long history of military, law enforcement and general aviation use. The Air National Guard’s 175th Wing is based out of Martin State as is the Helicopter Unit for the Baltimore City Police.
The state of Maryland boasts an impressive number of general aviation flights taking off from and landing at public airports like Martin State.
Maryland Plane Crashes
With so many passengers using airplanes and helicopters to reach their destinations, it’s important to have safety measures implemented. However, tragic accidents do occur despite all precautions.
Our Maryland aviation attorneys successfully represented passengers and families in the following cases:
- May 2004 — A Mitsubishi MU-2B-60 Charter Cargo Flight crashed in Ferndale, Maryland, killing one. The helicopter crashed on the landing approach. Slack & Davis represented passengers in this crash.
- March 2007 — A Piper PA-32R-301 private airplane crashed in Jacksonville, Maryland, killing three. The aircraft crashed after the pilot reported problems with the autopilot. Slack & Davis represented passengers and their families in this crash.
BWI Marshall Airport is the busiest airport in the capital region. It generates thousands of jobs, and more than 20 million national and international travelers use its runways for business and pleasure. Southwest Airlines passengers account for more than half of the traffic at BWI Marshall.
Unfortunately, airplane crashes are unpredictable and happen for many reasons. Weather, pilot error and mechanical failure are just some of the causes. Families of passengers can feel powerless when they lose a loved one in a crash. The aviation attorneys at Slack & Davis understand how painful this period is for survivors. We are committed to providing compassion, privacy and sensitivity during this difficult time. Slack & Davis will get you the help and compensation you deserve.
For a free case evaluation, call today at 800-455-8686.