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Boating Accident Lawyer

Choose a Boating Accident Lawyer to Represent You

Many people like to spend time on boats, and for this reason, there can be accidents associated with boating events and time spent near boating enthusiasts. Boating accidents, unfortunately, happen throughout Virginia and Kentucky. If you or a loved one have been injured while on a boat, you may be eligible to receive compensation for your injuries. A professional boating accident lawyer can investigate the accident in order to determine the liable party and bring forth a personal injury lawsuit on your behalf. Their job is to represent you while you take the necessary time to heal and recover from your injuries. These accidents can occur when tubing, fishing, water skiing, motorboating, canoeing, kayaking, surfing, paddle boarding, sailing and more.

Causes of Boat Accidents

There are many common causes of boat accidents. They can include excess speed, lack of attention, failure to follow the rules, improper lookout, alcohol and drug use, inadequate training, operator error, boat overcrowding, or collision with docks or other objects. A boating accident lawyer can investigate the accident to determine the cause and get you the reimbursement and recovery that you deserve if someone else is responsible for your injuries or damages. If someone was drunkenly operating a boat, they could be charged with a BUI or boating under the influence, which can be a serious offense.

Injuries Associated with Boating Accidents

Many different types of injuries can be sustained as a result of any boating accident. Some of the most common injuries include:

  • Broken bones
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Fatalities

Why Hiring a Boating Accident Lawyer is Important?

Ultimately, every boating accident is different, and each case will have different facts involved in the case. This is why it’s essential to hire someone proficient in the laws pertaining to personal injury in your state. You will require an attorney who has the necessary experience to negotiate a settlement effectively and if a settlement is not the best course of action to take your lawsuit to court for you. They can help collect evidence that will build a strong case and work toward the maximum amount of compensation for the type of harm that you suffered as a result of a boating accident.

Having a skilled lawyer by your side ensures that you get the maximum compensation that you deserve. Our local attorney is experiencing using evidence, including witness testimony and medical experts who can analyze and prove liability and your injuries effectively. If you have been seriously injured in a boating accident, don’t hesitate to obtain legal representation immediately. This will give you peace of mind to know that someone is working hard to get you the recovery compensation that you are due for your injury and your loss, while you work on recovering physically from our physical injuries to get back to your life.

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Greg Baker, Attorneys at Law, PLLC has years of experience helping those going through injuries due to a personal injury situation such as a boating or maritime accident. We offer free legal consultations to those needing legal representation and deserve compensation for damages associated with the said accident. To schedule a legal consultation, call the law office today in Clintwood, VA office at 276-926-7115; Wise, VA office at 276-321-8300, Whitesburg, KY office at 606-403-1222, or our Pikeville office at 606-766-2200. We serve all of Dickenson, Wise Counties along with other counties in Southwest Virginia, including Letcher County, Pike Counties and surrounding communities in South Eastern Kentucky.

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