New York, NY –Jonathan C. Reiter is a New York civil trial lawyer, who has continuously advocated and litigated successful injury and wrongful death claims for victims of aviation/airline accidents in New York, across the United States, and foreign countries. For more than a decade he has obtained over $100 million in compensation through verdicts and settlements for people catastrophically injured in plane crashes and grieving family members left behind by those who have died in aviation accidents throughout the world, as well as in other types of mass disasters and catastrophic cases.
When American Airlines (AA) Flight 587 Airbus A300, originating out of New York City’s JFK International Airport, en route to Las Americas International Airport, Dominican Republic, crashed shortly after take off on November 12, 2001, into Belle Harbor, a residential neighborhood in the NYC borough of Queens, all 260 passengers, pilots and crew members were killed along with 5 people on the ground. This fatal aviation disaster happened almost two months to the day, after the 9/11 World Trade Center terrorist attacks in Manhattan. The Belle Harbor airliner crash still ranks as the second deadliest aviation accident to date in the U.S., excluding the September 11, 2001, attacks. Jonathan C. Reiter aggressively fought for the families of 14 persons killed in the AA Flight 587 Belle Harbor crash, obtaining monetary settlements for damages from one million to multiple millions. He successfully advocated and spoke for the grieving families of those killed in the fatal crash that lived in the United States and the Dominican Republic.
The AA Flight 587 plane crash was investigated by the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) www.ntsb.gov and ruled to be a direct result of pilot error, design and training failures specifically the co-pilot’s overuse of rudder controls. Airline crashes are always highly traumatic, and frequently leave family members confused, stunned, and overwhelmed. An aggressive litigator in state and federal courts, New York aviation lawyer, Jonathan C. Reiter understands the aftermath of an airline crash is a very difficult time for victims and their families. His commitment to helping victims and their families catastrophically injured because of an aviation disaster has helped innocent victims to receive financial compensation for the horrific damages.
Personal Injury News posted by New York aviation accident attorney focusing on trial law, Jonathan C. Reiter. www.jcreiterlaw.com Empire State Building, 350 Fifth Avenue, Suite 6400, New York, NY 10118. Telephone (212) 736-0979.