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What Are Common Injury Claims in Boat Accidents?

Posted on : July 2, 2018

Being hurt in a boating accident is an experience that no one wants to live through.  But unfortunately, this happens in much higher numbers in the summer due to more people being on the water.  Furthermore, more people are likely to engage in drinking and boating over the summer months putting passengers on all boats at risk of serious injuries.

Unfortunately, the injuries and medical conditions tied to many boating accidents are severe. The six most common accident injury claims tied directly to boating accidents include drowning, spinal cord injuries, brain injuries, lacerations, electrocution, and whiplash.  Any person who has to file a boating accident injury claim will need to gather appropriate evidence as soon as possible and present it to an experienced injury attorney. The support of a lawyer may be instrumental for a person injured in such an accident to recover full and fair compensation and begin to put their life back on track.

Far too many boating accident victims have their lives turned upside down as a result of another person’s negligence such as that boat driver not paying attention to the water or weather conditions or engaging in the use of alcohol or drugs during and before the trip.

The severity of injury symptoms and the medical condition diagnosis may enable certain parties to recover compensation under the law.  A lawyer may be necessary to gather all of the evidence to file and injury claim and work towards settlement and to prepare the case for litigation.

A boating accident might have a huge impact on your life. What happens if you’re no longer able to work because of a boating accident caused by a negligent captain? You must take your future into your own hands and hire an experienced lawyer to help you.

The support of an attorney can have a big impact on the outcome of a case.

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