Have you been injured in a boating accident?
Boating and using personal watercrafts is a favorite pastime for many people, however boating accidents do occur. Unfortunately, boats can become very dangerous when in the hands of careless or negligent people. California has over 3,400 miles of ocean shoreline and almost 8,000 square miles of inland water; California boating accidents are very common.
Injuries can occur on boats in a number of ways including:
- slip and fall accident on a wet surface
- boat collision
- boat capsizing or tipping
- boat fire
- falling overboard
The most common reasons for boating accidents include:
- operator inexperience
- operator acting recklessly or carelessly
- operator inattention
- BUI (boating under the influence)
- improper lookout
Serious injuries, and even death, can result from a boating accident. If you are the victim of this type of accident in California, you may be entitled to monetary compensation. Our experienced California boating accident lawyers have the knowledge and resources necessary to gather all the necessary information to protect your rights. We work on a contingency fee basis. It will cost you nothing to find out if our experienced lawyers can help you right your wrong.