Injured a North Carolina boat accident?
Thousands of people in North Carolina choose to spend their leisure time on the Atlantic Ocean or on one of the State’s many lakes or rivers. While recreational boating is a source of great fun and enjoyment for many people, a day on the water can quickly become every person’s worst nightmare when a boating accident occurs. A boating accident can result in serious consequences to those involved, including debilitating injuries and even death.
We offer experienced representation to victims of boating accidents throughout North Carolina. After a serious boat accident, the victims on board may not know where to turn or who they should go to for help. If you or someone you love was involved in a boating accident, a skilled North Carolina boating accident lawyer at our office can review the facts of your case to determine whether or not you may have a valid personal injury claim. If you have grounds for a lawsuit, you can trust our skilled legal team to help you file a claim against the appropriate parties and make sure your rights and best interests are protected throughout the legal process.
Causes of Boating Accidents
You may be entitled to compensation if you can prove the accident occurred as the result of another person’s negligence. Some examples of negligence that may lead to a boating accident lawsuit include:
- Boating under the influence
- Reckless boating
- Driving the boat at excessive speeds
- Overloading the boat with too many people
- Failing to abide by boating safety laws
- Operation inattention
As long as you are able to prove negligence and establish liability, you could stand to recover damages for your pain and suffering, mental anguish, lost wages, loss of benefits, medical bills, property damage, and decreased quality of life.
Contact a Boat Accident Lawyer
At our firm, we accept boating injury claims on behalf of both North Carolina residents and people who were visiting North Carolina when the accident took place.