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Boating accident injuries range in severity and can be fatal. It’s important that you contact a Phoenix attorney here at Lerner and Rowe if you or a loved one has been injured in a boating accident. Make one call to receive a free, personal consultation to discuss your options. Our personal injury law team will fight hard to get you the maximum compensation you deserve!
Common Causes of Boat Accident Injuries:
When operating a boat, make sure to always practice boat safety to avoid getting into an accident. If you are a passenger, you will also have to remain safe and cautious of your surroundings. Properly fitting life jackets, keeping a look out for other boaters or personal water craft operators and following basic waterway laws can help reduce your chances of a severe or fatal accident.
Common causes of boat accidents on lakes and waterways near Phoenix 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
If you or a loved one has been injured in a boat accident, the incident needs to be reported to the Arizona Game and Fish Department within 48 hours. Then, you’ll need to contact a Phoenix boating accident lawyer. Lerner and Rowe Injury Attorneys are skilled at representing clients with personal injury claims caused by the negligent actions of another.