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Warshafsky Airplane Accident Attorneys Take On Wisconsin's Biggest Air Disaster Ever

September 6th 1985 –

The worst air disaster in Wisconsin history occurred just a few hundred feet off the runway of Milwaukee’s General Mitchell International Airport.

Midwest Express Flight 105 was heading for Atlanta. Shortly after its 3:15 pm takeoff, cracks in the right engine lead to a failure just a few hundred feet off the runway. The plane technically could've flown on just one engine, but on this particular Friday a pilot error lead to a barrel roll, nosedive, and the loss of 31 human lives.

Ted Warshafsky, the founder and visionary behind the Warshafsky Firm (who’d previously won 3 other cases involving air crashes in Wisconsin) represented some of the bereaved in their recovery of maximum judgments against the responsible defendants.  

“The problem is to determine what went wrong. It’s not just a question of winning. You want to determine who was at fault. No responsible plaintiff’s lawyer sues somebody just because there was an accident.”—Ted Warshafsky

It is exceedingly rare among personal injury law firms to staff in house private investigators. Warshafsky employs one of the highest accredited investigators in the state to sleuth out not just what happened, but to find out who the responsible parties are and who might have more knowledge of the accident with potential to add evidence in building the case.

Often, the chains of causality aren’t readily apparent. Insurance companies have teams of adjusters and appraisers who are accountable only to their employer's bottom line. While they investigate financially, Schatzman investigates forensically.

INJURED? It IS About The Money.®

The extent of your injuries is a significant factor in determining the worth of your accident to an insurance company. They don’t need to be the only factor. When insurance companies look to avoid trials in front of sympathetic juries – and the legal fees that go with it – Warshafsky builds each case to go the distance at trial and shows no reluctance to battle it out in the courtroom. This invariably increases insurer settlement offers.

If you have been injured in an accident, don’t sign anything – even a check. Insurance companies are trying to make you go away by absolving themselves of financial liability. Call the Warshafsky Firm today for a free case assessment – you will not pay a single penny of legal fees until you collect compensation.

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Warshafsky is a based-in-Milwaukee personal injury law firm serving the injured since the 1950s.

Warshafsky has brought hundreds of successful lawsuits against auto makers, drug companies and insurance companies. Many clients choose us in part because we are able and willing to fund a case fully through trial and even appeal. Insurance companies value your claim based on the quality of your lawyer. No other Wisconsin law firms boast a board-certified accident investigator and a doctor who is also a lawyer and an attorney who represented insurance companies.

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