Injuries Outside the United States
United States residents injured while traveling abroad on aircraft, ships
and on foreign trips may be able to recover compensation in the United
States for the harm they have suffered outside the country. So, too, may
their relatives if they have been killed.
We Are Experienced In Handling Foreign Claims
Walker, Hamilton, Koenig & Burbidge has extensive experience in handling
cases involving aircraft, ships and foreign accidents and the expertise
to determine whether, in any given case, a claimant may have the opportunity
of obtaining access to justice though an American court rather than having
to pursue a claim in a foreign country.
Examples Of Cases Handled Include:
- Nevada resident injured in Nurnberg Airport, Germany while in transit to
her international flight.
- International air passenger in transit from London to San Francisco suffering
internal injuries from swallowing foreign object concealed in airline meal.
- UK resident dies from internal injuries suffered in cruise ship cabin during
near capsize of cruise ship in Florida.
Assistance In Securing A Foreign Lawyer
Sometimes, if we cannot secure jurisdiction for a claim in the United States,
we may be able help you find a lawyer in a foreign jurisdiction, especially
Canada, Europe, the United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand or South Africa.