Boating is a popular pastime with many residents of Marietta. When someone is injured in boating accidents due to the negligence of another party, it is important to review your case with a qualified Marietta personal injury attorney. There are those who do not follow the safety procedures necessary to protect others and may be intoxicated, negligent or reckless, injuring innocent victims.
HOW BOATING ACCIDENTS HAPPEN
Boating accidents commonly occur due to the following factors:
- Untrained operator
- Inattentive operation
- Weather Conditions
Many life-threatening and catastrophic injuries can be sustained and water injuries often are particularly deadly due to the lack of oxygen when underwater, frequently resulting in drowning or brain damage. The increasing popularity of leisure boating on rivers and lakes increases the likelihood of a boating accident.
If you or someone you love has been seriously injured on a boat and negligence was involved, speak to one of our experienced attorneys today. If the operator of the boat was in violation of the law or under the influence of alcohol, they will be held liable for the accident that occurred. If you injuries are due to negligence or faulty boat equipment, you may be entitled to recover compensation for medical bills, future medical bills, loss of income, loss of future income and other damages.
We may be able to help you recover compensation whether your accident involved recreational boating or a larger watercraft. Our firm has helped countless boating accident victims recover the compensation that was due to them. We will aggressively pursue the maximum settlement for our clients so that they can fully recover from their boating accident and receive the best treatment available. Please, do not hesitate to contact a Marietta boat accident lawyer to learn how we could help you!