British Airways Flight 2276

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Las Vegas, USA

On September 8, 2014, British Airways Flight 2276 was preparing for take-off from Las Vegas McCarran International Airport. Take-off was aborted and the crew ordered an emergency evacuation of all 157 passengers and 13 crew members. The evacuation was the result of an uncontained engine failure in the left engine of the Boeing 777. Shrapnel-like debris fractured the fuel and hydraulic lines causing a fire in the main fuselage. Wisner Law Firm has partnered with Stewarts Law to represent the passengers who suffered physical and psychological injuries. Wisner Law Firm filed suit in Cook County against Boeing and General Electric.

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Floyd Wisner

The founder of Wisner Law Firm, Floyd A. Wisner, is approaching his 38th year in the practice of law. He is a skilled veteran aviation attorney who has successfully represented clients in virtually every major airline and aviation disaster over the last two decades.

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Alexandra M. Wisner | Aviation Attorney

Alexandra Wisner

Alexandra M. Wisner is an aviation attorney that focuses her practice on complex product liability and claims brought under the Montreal Convention. Since joining Wisner Law Firm, P.C. in July 2014, Alexandra has served as co-counsel with the aviation attorney Floyd A. Wisner on an array of aviation litigation & law matters.

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