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A New York Neighborhood Gets Hit Hard When A Piece Breaks Off A Plane

A New York Neighborhood Gets Hit Hard When A Piece Breaks Off A Plane

New York personal injury attorney David Perecman makes a case for everyone to have the number of a personal injury attorney after a heavy metal piece falls off a plane and lands in a local Long Island backyard.

NEW YORK, NEW YORK – November 9, 2009 – New York personal injury attorney David Perecman points to a recent occurrence as a reminder that everyone should have the number of a personal injury attorney – just in case.

On Saturday, November 4, 2009, a chunk of metal fell off a Tokyo-bound jumbo jet and landed in a Long Island family’s driveway. The piece that fell was identified as a 3-by-4-foot engine tail cone from a Delta Airlines 777.

“You may never know when accidents may happen and it’s best to always be prepared. How many people could predict a piece falling off a plane and nearly missing their house? I’d say, none in New York,” personal injury attorney David Perecman said.

Luckily, the only living thing injured by the plane piece was a tree. If anyone had been hit, they would most likely be dead.

The cone fell off shortly after the plane’s takeoff from JFK Airport, according to the National Transportation Safety Board. The pilots didn’t even realize the cone had fallen off the plane until it landed at Tokyo’s Narita International Airport. A routine inspection revealed that the part had gone missing.

New York personal injury attorney Perecman, also reflects on the fact that a part did fall off a plane.

“Passengers place their faith in the airplanes they fly in. When a piece falls off one, it raises a lot of questions and fears,” said Perecman. “One more reason everyone should have a New York injury attorney’s number somewhere handy.”

Even New York personal injury attorneys should be prepared to file a personal injury claim of their own,” added Perecman.

About David Perecman and The Perecman Firm, PLLC:

For the past 30 years, the New York personal injury attorneys, auto accident, construction accident, and medical malpractice attorneys at The Perecman Firm, PLLC have championed all types of cases for personal injury accidents. David Perecman, founder of the Firm, is a Board Director and the past Secretary and Treasurer of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association (NYSTLA) and a chair of its Labor Law Committee. Mr. Perecman’s achievements have brought him recognition as an Honoree in the National Law Journal’s Hall of Fame, in New York Magazine’s “The Best Lawyers in America” and The New York Times Magazine “New York Super Lawyers, Metro Edition” for the years 2007-2010.

The Firm has recovered millions of dollars for its clients. Among the more recent victories, Mr. Perecman won a $15 million verdict* for a construction accident, a $5.35 million dollar verdict** for an automobile accident, and a
$40 million dollar structured settlement for medical malpractice.

*later settled while on appeal for $7.940 million
** later settled for $3.5 million
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Categories: Aviation Accidents

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