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Boat Accident
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Boating is one of the most likable outdoor activities in Los Angeles, California. But every pleasure comes with some drawbacks. Thousands of boating accidents are likely to happen every year. Such incidents can take place on a cruise ship, a jet ski, a privately-owned boat, a ferry, and various other watercraft. 

Boating misfortunes give rise to severe injuries and can cause death. Preserving evidence in case of such disasters is a crucial thing to do.

Injuries caused due to Boat Accidents

When the guards are not present during the duty time, such accidents are likely to happen-

  • Drowning or near to drown
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Pain and suffering including traumatic brain injury
  • Neurological damage
  • Fractured bones
  • Unexpected death
  • Burns

Boating Law comprises –

Both owners and operators must follow state and federal laws while operating their watercraft. Vessel Operators are not allowed to drive their vessels recklessly that can endanger other people’s lives. Driving in unfavorable conditions is also prohibited under California law.

While boating, make sure the vessel has an adequate number of life jackets, fire extinguishers, required ventilation, and other essential pieces of equipment that will prevent the occurrence of water-related disasters.

Hire an experienced Boat Accident Attorney –

Most of the people take to the water for fishing, transportation, looking for relaxation, and competition. It is their favorite pass time in their leisure time.

While performing such activities, we can’t avoid mishappenings to take place. During such a crisis, you need a highly-qualified lawyer to determine the causes of the accident who will help you to get the fair compensation.

Safety guidelines for safe boating –

You should follow the below-mentioned safety guidelines for the safe operation of your watercraft-

  • Keep the weather conditions in check
  • A pre-departure checklist should be followed
  • Make proper use of safety equipment such as life jackets
  • Avoid alcohol consumption
  • You must know how to swim

To help you or your loved one in such a crucial time, feel free to contact our legal experts. We won’t ask for a dime until we help recover your compensation.