Boating accident injuries can be as minor as a scrape, bump, first degree burn to more traumatic, such as a serious brain or spinal injury. Unfortunately, some boating accidents can also be fatal. It is important that you contact one of our lawyers at Lerner and Rowe Injury Attorneys as soon as you or a loved one has been seriously hurt or fatally injured due to a boating accident.
Make one call to receive a free, personal consultation. Tell us about the incident that caused your injury or the wrongful death of a loved one, and we’ll find a way to help. Call our law offices directly at 928-923-6777 to see if you may be entitled to compensation for any injuries or damages resulting from a boating accident.
What Are the Most Common Causes of Boat Accident Injuries?
Some boat accident injuries can be easily avoided by practicing common sense. Others are completely out of the hands of the vessel operator and / or boat passenger(s).
Properly fitting life jackets, keeping a look out for other boaters and personal water craft operators and following basic waterway rules and laws can help reduce your chances of a severe or fatal accident.
A few of the most common causes of boat accident injuries on Bullhead City lakes and waterways include:
- Slippery boat deck
- Improper boat maintenance
- Passengers acting recklessly
- Proper safety gear is not on vessel
- Boat operator is driving distracted
- Boat operator is driving recklessly
- Vessel collides with another boat or underwater object
- Boat operator is driving under the influence of drugs and / or alcohol
After you or a loved one has been injured in a boat accident, you need to report the incident within the first 48 hours to the Bullhead City Game and Fish Department. Lerner and Rowe Injury Attorneys are skilled at representing clients with personal injury claims caused by the negligent actions of another.
Our Boating Accident Lawyer’s Fight to Win!
A skilled boating accident lawyer is your first line of defense after you or a loved one has been hurt in a boat accident. Submit an online case review form now or call our offices directly at 928-923-6777 to schedule a free initial consultation.
We will work hard to get you any compensation you may be entitled to after a personal injury. Lerner and Rowe Bullhead City boating accident lawyers are the ones to help after you’ve been hurt in a boat wreck.