Experienced Aircraft Accident Counsel

Millions of passengers travel the skies each day.
While the vast majority of trips proceed uneventfully...
...catastrophes can happen.
We‘re here to help survivors and families obtain full compensation for injuries or deaths.
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Someone is injured or killed nearly every day in an aircraft accident somewhere in the world. While the numbers are statistically quite low in relation to the total number of flights flown each day, those accidents are not insignificant to the people involved in them, and their families and loved ones.

Park Avenue Law has been on the front lines advocating for full compensation for accident victims for decades. This specialized area of law requires a high level of expertise and complex aeronautical knowledge to be successful against the well-funded aircraft and parts manufacturers, aviation operators and their insurance companies, all of whom seek to keep damage awards and settlements low for victims and their families in order to keep their profits high. As a pilot-owned law firm with substantial prior defense and insurance company insider experience, Park Avenue Law stands alone among plaintiffs’ firms in the aviation law sphere.

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Our Attorney:
John D. McKay

John McKay logged many hours defending airlines in litigation before accepting an in-house position as a Claims Attorney at one of the world’s leading aviation insurers. While there, he co-managed the defense of product liability lawsuits worldwide for The Boeing Company and GE Aviation, in addition to handling claims arising out of the Air France Flight 447 tragedy and several general aviation crashes. Now returned to private practice and dedicated to assisting claimants in similar matters, he is the Managing Attorney for Park Avenue Law LLC, where he concentrates on aviation-related wrongful death and personal injury litigation for plaintiffs, as well as jet and turboprop purchases and sales. Park Avenue Law has offices in Winter Park, Florida, Toronto, and San Francisco. John is licensed to practice in eight U.S. states, as well as England and Ontario. He holds a Commercial Pilot certificate with instrument and multiengine ratings.

John has a B.A. with Distinction from the University of Virginia and a J.D. from the University of Maine School of Law, where he was a member of the school’s Moot Court team and received its Best Advocate Award at graduation. He has served on state and local ethics and professionalism committees for attorneys, and was one of the co-founders of the Thomas Jefferson Inn of Court, dedicated to fostering jury trial skills and professionalism in young attorneys who are getting started in practice.

“John McKay is the kind of ethical, competent lawyer
everyone hopes they can hire, plain and simple.”

—D.S. & J.S.

Former clients, awarded $800,000 jury verdict
against American Airlines for turbulence injuries

Happy clients who won a substantial judgement.

We serve clients worldwide.


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