Another Deadly Parachute Accident Of A Prominent Figure

The mayor of Delaware County Borough was tragically killed while skydiving in Williamstown New Jersey when his main parachute did not deploy. Eyewitnesses said that his emergency chute never fully inflated.

In addition to being a pilot, the Mayor was also an experienced skydiver. You can read more about this tragic accident by clicking here. At the Beasley Law Firm we are all too familiar with the product defects or malfunctions that can occur with parachutes due to no fault of the skydiver. Our firm represented the Estate of Jim O'Brien, the channel 6 newscaster, after he was tragically killed when his parachute also failed to protect him.

These are not the only victims of parachute failures. Skydiving and parachute accidents happen frequently. Many of the victims are injured due to a product defect, malfunction, cord defect, entanglement and many other reasons due to no fault of the jumper.

Jim Beasley is not only an attorney and a physician, but also an avid pilot who has been flying solo since he was 16 years old. One of the first things he learned before flying was the importance of a fully working and functional parachute. Jim's passion and history with airplanes and parachutes makes him a leader in the field of aviation negligence. He has the real knowledge that many other attorneys do not have. His aviation expertise also played a major role in obtaining the ONLY successful lawsuit for victims of the September 11 attacks.

For the past 60 years, the legendary Beasley Law Firm has been a National leader in the areas of airport law, personal injuries, catastrophic injuries, and wrongful death. The Beasley Firm has been successful in winning awards for our clients totaling well over $2 billion dollars. If you or a loved one has been involved in skydiving accident please call the experienced aviation attorneys at The Beasley Firm at (215) 866-2424.


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