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Louisville Pilot Intoxication Claims Lawyer

Though there are strict federal laws regarding alcohol use for crew members and pilots, alcohol abuse remains a persistent issue in the airline industry. When intoxicated pilots directly contribute to an accident, he or she may typically be held responsible for any and all damages associated with the incident. The Louisville pilot intoxication claims lawyers at the Sampson Law Firm will work with you to determine the extent of your damages and then help you build a comprehensive legal strategy to recover your losses.

Federal Laws Regarding Crew & Pilot Intoxication

To better regulate pilots in the airline industry and, thereby, protect passengers, there are number of federal laws that must be observed by crew members and pilots during and before a flight, including:

  • Pilots may not consume any alcohol within eight hours of their flight
  • No crew member or pilot may be under influence of any controlled substance
  • Crew members may not have a blood alcohol that exceeds 0.04

As nearly half of all airline accidents are caused by pilot error, intoxicated pilots knowingly and willingly put their passengers at an elevated risk of a potentially deadly accident.

Consult with a Louisville Pilot Intoxication Claims Lawyer

Accidents that result from pilot intoxication are all the more troubling for how thoroughly preventable they are; our Louisville pilot intoxication claims lawyers are prepared to help you hold the pilot responsible for the accident he or she caused. To discuss the particulars of your case with one of our Louisville personal injury lawyers, please call our Louisville offices at (502) 584-5050 today.