Recent Twin Engine Training Crash in Texas

August 15, 2019

Our law firm is looking into a general aviation crash that happened in Gainesville Texas.  The aircraft was a Piper PA-34 that was on a training flight.  There was a student in the left seat and an instructor who was twenty-five in the right seat.  The PA-34 aircraft is called a Seneca.  It is a … Read More

Commercial Aviation Accidents – Injury, Property Damage, or Both?

August 9, 2019

Aviation Accidents can cause serious bodily injury or serious damage to aircraft. It can be both, it can be one or the other. The Law Office of Rick McGuire has been involved in both serious injury and death for general aviation and air carrier. We have also been involved in collecting damages for aircraft that … Read More

Recent Twin Engine Training Aircraft Crash in Texas

August 3, 2019

Our law firm is looking into a general aviation crash that happened in Gainesville Texas.  The aircraft was a Piper PA-34 that was on a training flight.  There was a student in the left seat and an instructor who was twenty-five in the right seat.  The PA-34 aircraft is called a Seneca.  It is a … Read More

Express Jet Faulty Maintenance – Passenger Injury

August 2, 2019

The Law Office of Rick McGuire has represented injured aviation clients in accidents resulting from faulty maintenance in commuter jet aircraft. In one case the Express Jet aircraft reported a faulty brake problem before leaving Salt Lake City, Utah and the flight was delayed while maintenance attempted to repair the brake systems. After takeoff the … Read More

King Air Crash – Two Pilots with no CRM Training = Crash

August 2, 2019

As both an attorney who works aviation accident cases and as a flight instructor with more than forty years of teaching I discovered there is a dangerous gap in emergency training for large twin engine aircraft both piston and turbine.

Hawaii Aviation Crash – Overload, Stall, Vmc Roll – What was it?

July 15, 2019

As of my writing this and before the King Air 350 crash at Addison, Texas the A90 King Air used as a “jump” plane failed to maintain altitude and rolled inverted in Hawaii. There is not NTSB initial report out yet but this accident could be a combination of factors. One is overload and if … Read More

Dallas Texas King Air 350 Crash

July 5, 2019

This accident is typical of an engine loss or failure that causes a Vmc roll.  The aircraft took off, got barely off the ground, and then rolled upside down to the LEFT.  So what causes the roll?  Unless there is  massive flight control problem the cause is loss of the left engine.  With the right … Read More

Aviation Accident Cases

March 1, 2019

Aviation accident cases are unique forms of cases. For instance, if you are injured by a Part 121 air carrier (Southwest, United or Jet Blue) this type of case is handled under a different set of rules. Aviation Situation Injuries An example of an aviation accident case could involve a bad landing due to an … Read More

Wrongful Death Cases

March 1, 2019

A wrongful death case is limited to who can collect from the death of a family member, including the spouse and children. Even adult children can have claims against the person or company or other entity that caused the death. Other family members can be parties to a wrongful death such as a mother and … Read More

Gap in Treatment – Why Insurance Companies Will Not Pay

September 12, 2018

When you are injured, the duty is to the person who caused your accident. And the insurance company of the person who caused the accident is not your friend. Let me explain it like this: Accident Case = $25,000 in damages Insurance Company = pays out 250,000 claims at $25,000 dollars Total for Insurance Companies … Read More