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Boeing Plane Disasters

KBK Actively Seeking Justice for Boeing Victims

Travelers are questioning the safety of Boeing’s 737 Max 8 aircraft after two, brand new 737 Max 8 planes crash in less than five months.  

  • On October 28, 2018, the first of two, brand new Boeing 737 Max 8 aircrafts , Lion Air Flight 610, nosedived after takeoff killing all 189 people on board.
  • On March 10, 2019, just over 4 months after the Lion Air crash, a second brand new Boeing 737 Max 8, Ethiopian Airlines Flight ET302, nosedived shortly after takeoff killing all 157 people on board.
  • Airlines worldwide are suspending the use of Boeing’s new 737 Max 8 aircraft over safety concerns.
  • Several countries including Australia, Brazil, China, the European Union, India, and Indonesia have banned the use of Boeing 737 Max 8 planes.

KBK is representing several families impacted by the Lion Air crash and has partnered with Steven Heart of Hart McLaughlin & Eldridge and Sanjiv Singh, A Professional Law Corporation, to ensure families affected by both Boeing crashes know their legal rights and how to exercise them. We encourage those impacted by these senseless tragedies to contact us for a consultation.

Please fill out our consultation form or call us at 213-217-5000.

Ethiopian Airlines Flight ET302 Crash

In an all too familiar scene, rescuers are at work on the scene of a Boeing 737 Max 8 crash. The brand-new plane crashed shortly after takeoff Sunday, March 10th killing all 157 people on board.  The pilot, a senior Ethiopian Airlines pilot with an “excellent flying record” according to Ethiopian Airlines CEO Tewolde GereMariam,  reported technical problems after takeoff, was cleared to turn back, and crashed shortly after. Citizens of 35 countries were among the 157 people killed on Flight ET302 including 22 United Nations employees and 8 Americans.

While the cause of this crash is still under investigation, airlines worldwide are grounding Boeing 737 Max 8 airplanes. As the investigation unfolds, it is important that those impacted by this tragedy understand and preserve their legal rights. KBK is partnering with Steven Heart of Hart McLaughlin & Eldridge and Sanjiv Singh, A Professional Law Corporation, to ensure justice is served and Boeing is held accountable.

If you have been impacted by the Ethiopian Airlines Flight crash, fill out our free consultation form

Lion Air Flight 610 Crash

On October 29, 2018, a Boeing 737 Max 8 nosedived into the Java Sea after takeoff. The horrific crash took the lives of all 189 people on board and is still under investigation.

Early indicators reveal that Boeing may be responsible this horrendous loss of life. Investigators are examining whether problems with the Boeing 737 Max 8’s stall-prevention system caused the crash and preliminary reports indicate sensors sent incorrect information  to the aircraft’s flight control system leading to the accident. As a result of these preliminary reports, family members of victims have filed suit against Boeing in the United States with the most recent case being filed in Seattle on March 7, 2019, just days before the Ethiopian Airlines crash.

KBK is working in partnership with Steven Heart of Hart McLaughlin & Eldridge and Sanjiv Singh, A Professional Law Corporation, to promote justice for the families and victims of Flight 610 by filing suit in the United States. If you have been impacted by the Lion Air Flight 610 crash, the attorneys at KBK are here to help.

If you have been impacted by the Lion Air Flight Crash, contact us for a free consultation.

YOUR JUSTICE TEAM

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The KBK justice team is committed to holding those who contributed to this horrific loss of life accountable by filing suit in the United States. If you have been impacted by the Boeing Flight Disasters, the attorneys at KBK are here to help.

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