Boating Accidents and Injuries

Oct 20, 2021

Getting out on the open water in a boat is an exciting and thrilling feeling. However, when operating a boat, there is always a risk of an accident or injury. Help reduce the risks by preparing for any potential accident and injury when driving or riding in a boat. If there is a boating accident or injury, call Levitsky Law Firm to speak with a Brighton Beach personal injury attorney to discuss your rights and options.

Common Types of Boating Accidents

Boating accidents can occur when there are boats out on the water, and many factors are behind the causes of these accidents and injuries. Here are some of the most common causes of boating accidents:

  • Boating Under the Influence (BUI)
  • Operator Error, Inattention, or Inexperience
  • Equipment Failure
  • Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Types of Injuries Caused by Boating Accidents

Boating accidents can cause an assortment of injuries, including everything from a minor scrape to severe trauma. If you or a loved one has experienced any of the following boating accident injuries, call your Brighton Beach accident attorney to discuss your rights and possible compensation for your injuries. Below are common injuries caused by boating accidents:

  • Drowning
  • Brain or Head Trauma
  • Lacerations and Abrasions
  • Spinal Cord Injuries
  • Whiplash
  • Broken Bones
  • Electrocution

What Type of Compensation Can I Get?

When injured by the negligence of a boat owner or operator, you want to hold them liable for your injuries and damages. If injured in a boating accident, you may be owed compensation for your injuries, medical bills, and more.

How an Attorney Can Help You

A Brighton Beach boating accident attorney can help you file a personal injury lawsuit to help you receive the compensation you are owed. Your attorney will help file the paperwork, gather evidence for your claim, and appear in court for you. Additionally, your attorney will deal with the insurance companies to help ensure you receive the medical attention you need.

Call Our Offices Today

Our attorneys are ready to help your boating accident case and get you the compensation you deserve. Call our offices at Levitsky Law Firm today to schedule your consultation and learn how we can help