A lawsuit has been filed against Boeing Co., manufacturer of the MD-83 airliner that crashed in Nigeria on June 3.
The personal injury attorneys at Rapoport Weisberg & Sims P.C. in Chicago, Illinois, recently filed their appearances in a wrongful death lawsuit stemming from a Nigerian plane crash earlier this month. The firm is involved in representing the family of a young woman killed in the crash.
On June 3, 2012, Dana Airlines Ltd. flight 992 left Abuja, Nigeria, headed for Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos. As the plane approached the Lagos airport, it crashed into a two-story apartment building, killing the 153 people onboard and at least another 10 people on the ground. Dana Airlines officials reported that the pilot radioed a Mayday call regarding engine failure minutes before the crash.
Following the tragic airplane crash, the Nigerian airline’s operating license was suspended.
According to papers filed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Eastern Division, the wrongful death lawsuit names airplane manufacturer Boeing Co., engine maker United Technologies and the estate of the pilot of flight 992.
Rapoport Weisberg & Sims P.C. has represented many victims of airplane crashes and their families over the last two-plus decades. They have obtained millions of dollars in successful verdicts and settlements for their clients in claims arising out of commercial airline crashes.
The team of airplane crash injury lawyers at Rapoport Weisberg & Sims P.C. includes both a former deputy director of the National Transportation Safety Board and an aviation trial attorney who has previously served as lead counsel in consolidated federal air disaster cases and obtained numerous multimillion-dollar verdicts in air crash litigation.
To learn more about the aviation attorneys at Rapoport Weisberg & Sims P.C. call 866-693-3806.