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New York American Airline Flight 587 Airplane Crash Lawsuit Settlement – Rapoport Law Offices, P.C.

April 11, 2006

American Airlines Flight 587 airplane crashed shortly after take-off from New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport on November 12, 2001. The aviation negligence lawyers at Rapoport Weisberg & Sims P.C. reached a confidential settlement on behalf of the family of the 34-year-old first officer of the aircraft.

The Airbus Industrie A300-600 airplane crashed into a residential area called Belle Harbor in Queens, New York, less than two minutes after take-off. The Airbus Industrie A300-600 aircraft lost its tail and two engines. All 251 passengers, the crew of nine and five people on the ground were killed. The co-pilot was at the controls of the aircraft at the time of the crash.

Rapoport Weisberg & Sims P.C. is a personal injury law firm based in Chicago, Illinois. The personal injury attorneys at Rapoport Weisberg & Sims P.C. have achieved multimillion-dollar verdicts and settlements for individuals with lawsuits arising from medical malpractice, product liability, semitruck and motor vehicle accidents, workplace injuries and construction accidents in Illinois and Wisconsin. Rapoport Weisberg & Sims P.C.’s premier aviation negligence lawyers represent victims of commercial and general aviation disasters nationwide.

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