Many people find boating on open waterways a fun recreational activity. The fun comes to an abrupt stop when a boating accident occurs. The most common causes of boating accidents are the result of weather extremes, dangerous and/or negligent conduct, and occasionally manufacturer product defects.
If you or a loved one is hurt in an accident on the water, contact Charles G. Pitman Attorneys at Law, LLC. Our attorneys are experienced at building strong cases, giving your personal injury claim the attention it deserves, and getting you any compensation that you may be entitled to for your injuries.
Causes of Boating Accidents
When a boating accident is not the result of extreme weather conditions, an act of negligence is generally found to be the main cause. Individuals, groups of people, small business, or large corporations, can all be responsible for endangering the lives of others through carelessness or neglect.
The most common causes of boating accidents include:
- Crashes with other vessels, fixed objects or people
- Negligent operation (Endangering a towed skier or tuber)
- Reckless Operation (Boating under the influence of alcohol or drugs)
- Dangerous or faulty parts
- Negligent maintenance
Boat Accident Lawyers
After an accident, you just want to focus on getting better, and back to your normal routine, as soon as possible. Charles G. Pitman Attorneys at Law, LLC can help take away some of the stress and hassle resulting from a boating accident, by dealing with the insurance company on your behalf, and processing your claim.
Contact Charles G. Pitman Attorneys at Law, LLC for more information after you or a loved has been injured in a boating accident. Our law firm may be reach by calling 855-4-PITMAN, or by submitting an online case review form today.