Aviation Accident claims
Aviation Accidents are different form ordinary accident claims and do not proceed on the same basis.
Aviation accident claims differ and we have represented victims of different types of aviation accidents including paragliding incidents, hand-gliding accidents, helicopter crashes and commercial airline disasters.
Each of these aviation matters must be thoroughly investigated and brought in accordance with local and foreign law including consideration of the international conventions which are applicable. At Malcolm Lyons & Brivik Attorneys Inc. not only have we experience in investigating and pursuing aviation claims we have also formed strong working relationships and partnerships with overseas solicitors in the United States, United Kingdom and Norway who likewise specialize in aviation claims.
The level of damages recoverable depends on the type of aviation accident and whether or not there is strict and/or absolute liability. Generally however the damages are calculated as follows:
1. Past Medical Expenses
2. Future Medical and Hospital Expenses;
3. Past and Future Loss of Earning; and
4. General Damages.
The offices of Malcolm Lyons & Brivik Attorneys inc. established in 1965 are proficient in the handling and litigating of aviation accident claims.
If you would like to institute or pursue an aviation accident claim with the assistance of Malcolm Lyons & Brivik Attorneys Inc. please contact us
With offices and representatives country wide from Cape Town and Johannesburg we are able to represent clients throughout South Africa.