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SANTA MONICA: Three Dead in Small Plane Crash at Airport

Tuesday, October 1st, 2013

SANTA MONICA, California (Oct. 1, 2013) — At least three people are presumed dead Sunday night after the driver of a small plane crash landed at the Santa Monica Municipal Airport, according to a Reuters news report.

Witnesses say the twin-engine Cessna Citation 525A was in the process of landing when it crashed into a hangar and became engulfed in flames, the report said. All those aboard the aircraft were presumed killed, but no one on the ground was reportedly injured or killed in the crash.

The victims, who are not yet identified, were reportedly returning home from Idaho’s Sun Valley resort area. Initial reports indicated that Mark Benjamin, 63, was the pilot of the aircraft, but this has yet to be confirmed. Also, his son Luke Benjamin and his girlfriend were reportedly aboard the fatal flight.

The National Transportation Safety Board and the Federal Aviation Administration are investigating the cause of the crash.

“This is certainly a tragedy for this family,” said Attorney West Seegmiller. “My condolences go out to those who knew them as they cope with such a tremendous loss and attempt to piece together how this happened.”

At The Seegmiller Law Firm, our attorneys are trained to handle complex litigation matters as they pertain to injury and wrongful death claims. Our attorneys are compassionate with our clients who are often going through one of the most difficult times of their life. Our firm has handled numerous claims totaling more than $150 million on behalf of people involved in traffic accidents.

Recently, our law firm obtained a multi-million dollar settlement on behalf of a client who was seriously injured in an accident two years ago. Every case is unique depending on the circumstances, Seegmiller said.

After more than three decades in business, our attorneys are privy to the tactics used by many unscrupulous insurance companies who may try to slant evidence in their favor or get a person to accept an offer.  Please do not hesitate to contact us for a free consultation with one of our experienced car accident attorneys at 1-855-275-9378. We will do everything we can to help you.
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SANTA MONICA, CALIFORNIA: Construction Company CEO and Son Believed to Have Died in Jet Crash

Monday, September 30th, 2013

SANTA MONICA, CALIFORNIA (September 30, 2013) – The CEO of a construction company called Morley Construction and his son are believed to have lost their lives in a jet crash that occurred at The Santa Monica Municipal Airport at about 6:20 p.m. yesterday.

Apparently the twin engine Cessna Citation plane, designed to hold up to ten passengers including crew, somehow veered off the run-way during its landing in Santa Monica. It then slammed into a hangar and bust into flames, according to The Federal Aviation Administration Spokesman, Ian Gregor.

A crane had to be used to lift debris and uncover any survivors. The crash is being described as “unsurvivable,” by Santa Monica Fire Department Capt. John Nevandro. The plane was flying in from Sun Valley Idaho, which is a popular area for celebrities and wealthy business people. More information will be forthcoming as the investigation continues.

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Flight 345 Lands Without Gear at New York’s La Guardia Airport- At Least 8 Passengers Injured

Tuesday, July 23rd, 2013

SAN DIEGO, California (July 23,2013) – In an article by the Associated Press out of New York a Southwest Airlines plane landed yesterday evening without landing gear at New York’s La Guardia Airport. Southwest Airlines, a Dallas-based airline, released a statement that a total of at least eight people were injured.

Three of the injured victims were flight attendants, and five were passengers. The flight was from Nashville, Tenn., and there were 150 people aboard. According to The Federal Aviation Administration, the nose gear on the plane gave out right after the plane landed. Additionally, four people were reported to have suffered anxiety attacks. The plane was able to land and was immediately surrounded by emergency vehicles.

“This is definitely a worst nightmare for most people, and the injured passengers on this flight have legal rights,” states Attorney West Seegmiller, owner of The Seegmiller Law Firm.

More information will be forthcoming.

For roughly 30 years, the legal experts at Seegmiller Law Firm have represented hundreds of clients injured in serious car accidents and other personal injury incidents. Our legal team has also handled hundreds of wrongful death claims for families of victims killed or injured in accidents. Indeed, the personal injury law firm has a proven track record with more than $100 million in settlements and verdicts.

There is no cost to clients until our experienced team of lawyers and legal professionals have won your case. Finding the best attorney can mean you will get the settlement you need to get your life back on track. Compensation for your injuries, loss of wages and pain and suffering can’t take away the trauma of the accident, but it can help you rebuild your life.

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아시아나 항공 214 편 충돌 사고 조사 착수

Monday, July 8th, 2013

샌프란시스코, 켈리포니아 (7월 7일  2013년) — Reuters의 보고서에 따르면, 샌프란시스코 국제 공항에 착륙하면서 충돌 사고를 일으킨 아시아나 항공 214편에 탑승했던 생존자들은  화상, 골절, 그리고 내부 부상을 입고 여러 병원들에서 치료를 계속 받고 있다.

샌프란시스코 소방국과 병원 대표자들이 Reuters에게 말한 것에 따르면, 크게 중상을 입은 5명은 샌프란시스코 제너랄 병원과 스텐포드 병원으로 이송되었고, 심하게 다친 49명과 경미한 신체 부상을 당한 132명도 치료를 받고 있다.
또한, 이 충돌사고로 비행기 뒤쪽에 앉아 있었던 사망한 2명은 16살인 중국 학생 Ye Meng Yuan과 Wang Lin Jia인 것으로 확인됐다..

아시아나 214편에 대한 조사

정부 수사관들은 7월 6일 발생한 보잉 777  충돌 사고 원인을 밝혀내기 위하여 조종실 음성 녹음과 비행 데이터, 블랙박스 기록을 모아 분석작업에 들어갔다.

초기 보고서에는 추락의 원인이 기계 고장이 아니라고 밝혔다.  조사는 조종사의 실수나 비행 컨트롤 타워의 행동한 것에 집중할 것 이다.  추락을 본 자들은 비행기가 너무 빠르고 낮게 들어오는 것 같았다고 말을 했다.  착륙하자 마자 비행가가 불 났고 연기 나면서 승객들이 급하게  탈출하려고 했다.

조사를 맡은 기관들은 The National Transportation Safety Board (국가 교통 안전위원회), The Federal Aviation Administration (연방 항공국), 그리고 한국에서 샌프란시스코으로 오는 한국 수사관들로 구성됐다.

“일반적으로 이러한 조사는 여러 가지의 장비와 조종사 및 항공 교통 관제 관리자와의 인터뷰, 그리고 비행기의 승객과 착륙한 것을 본 사람들과의 인터뷰까지 포함할 것이라고 웨스트 시그밀러 변호사 말했다.

시그밀러 변호사 그룹에 대하여

뉴포트 비치에서 본부를 둔 시그밀러 변호사 그룹은 캘리포니아 전역에 걸쳐 사무실이 있습니다.  시그밀러 로펌의 변호사들은 부상을 당한 의뢰인들을 위하여 정의를 얻는 것으로 알려져 있습니다.

만일 비행 사고에 의하여 부상을 당했거나 사랑하는 사람을 잃었다면, 3명의 한국말 상담원을 포함한 시그밀러 변호사 그룹이 여러분을 도울 수 있는 모든 것에 최선을 하겠습니다.  이러한 사고로 의료비, 장례 비용, 그리고 잃어버린 소득 같은 문제를 해결하는데 우리는 열정적으로 일해 드릴것입니다.

시그밀러 로펌은 30년이상동안 의뢰인을 위한 타결로 수백만불을 받아냈습니다.  우리의 경험 많은 재판 변호사들은 우리 고객을 대표하여 돈을 적게 주려고 하는 보험회사들과 열심히 싸워 고객들의 보상금을 높이는데 최선을 다할 것입니다.

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Asiana Airlines Flight 214 Investigation Begins Into Crash at San Francisco Airport

Sunday, July 7th, 2013

SAN FRANCISCO, California (July 7, 2013) — Survivors of Asiana Airlines Flight 214, which crash landed into the San Francisco International Airport Saturday, are being treated for injuries ranging from burns and fractures to internal injuries at various local hospitals, according to a Reuters report.

The San Francisco Fire Department and hospital officials told Reuters there were five people critically injured who were taken to San Francisco General Hospital and Stanford Hospital, another 49 people were being treated for serious injuries and about 132 with minor to moderate injuries.

Additionally, the two people who were killed in the tragic airline crash were identified as 16-year-old Chinese students Ye Meng Yuan and Wang Lin Jia who were sitting in the back of the aircraft.

Investigation into Asiana Airlines Flight 214

Federal investigators have already begun to collect evidence including cockpit voice and flight data recordings or “black boxes” to determine the cause of the July 6 Boeing 777 airplane crash.

Initial reports indicate that mechanical failure was not the cause of the accident.  The investigation will likely focus on pilot error and actions by those in the control tower. Indeed, witness reports say the pilot appeared to be flying too low and too fast as he approached the landing strip at the San Francisco airport. The aircraft ignited upon landing and passengers made a frantic escape as smoke engulfed it.

The agencies that are conducting the investigation include The National Transportation Safety Board, The Federal Aviation Administration and investigators who are on route to San Francisco from Korea.

“Typically the investigation will include various equipment and interviews with pilots and air traffic control officials as well as witnesses on the plane and the ground,” said Attorney West Seegmiller. “

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Based in Newport Beach, California, with offices throughout California for your convenience, The Seegmiller Law Firm’s trial lawyers have a reputation for obtaining justice on behalf of our injured clients.

If you have been injured or lost a loved as the result of an aviation accident, The Seegmiller Law Firm will do everything we can to help you including offering a staff of three Korean speaking legal assistants in order to better serve our customers from South Korea.  We work tirelessly to to assist victims of aviation accidents as well as their families who suddenly find themselves facing medical bills, funeral costs and lost income due to an unexpected airplane disaster.

The law firm has recovered millions in settlements and verdicts for its clients throughout California for more than three decades. Our experienced trial attorneys are passionate about defending their clients against insurance companies and corporations who typically attempt to downplay the value of their claim.

There is no charge to discuss your case with one of our attorneys at1-855-275-9378 or visit our website.

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