Yuma boating accident injuries range in severity, and are sometimes fatal. It is important that you contact a Yuma Boat Accident Attorney at Lerner and Rowe Injury Attorneys as soon as you or a loved one have been seriously hurt or fatally injured in a boating accident.
Make one call to receive a free, personal consultation. Our personal injury law team wants to learn more about your accident. Give us the details, and we’ll help make you a case. Call our law offices directly to see if you may be entitled to compensation for any injuries or damages resulting from a boating accident.
Most Common Causes of Yuma Boat Accident Injuries
Many boating accidents in can be avoided by simply practicing common sense.
Having properly fitting life jackets, keeping a look out for other boats/personal water craft operators and following basic waterway rules can help significantly reduce your chances of a severe or fatal boating accident.
Common causes of boat accident injuries on Arizona 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 48 hours to the Arizona Game and Fish Department.
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A skilled boating accident attorney at Lerner and Rowe is your first line of defense after you or a loved one has been hurt in an accident. Our team is well versed in local and maritime laws. Submit an online case review form now or call us at 928-344-6200 to schedule a free initial case evaluation. Don’t wait – contact us today!