Aviation accidents can provoke claims for property damage, injury, and wrongful death. The bases of such claims are usually related to manufacturing or design deficiencies, crew or operations negligence or mechanical problems.

The attorneys at Hanes & Bartels have experience in litigating these types of claims, both as plaintiffs and defendants. In addition to his legal experience, Richard W. Hanes is a degreed engineer and an experienced pilot and aircraft owner with commercial, single, multi-engine and instrument ratings.