San Diego Boat Accident Attorneys
The gorgeous Pacific Ocean is a playground for boat owners, but boating accidents are bound to happen, and happen more often and usually go unreported. Many boat owners take advantage of the beautiful coastline and the lakes of San Diego for leisure. However, getting in a boating accident can cause serious bodily injury to all involving parties. Our boat accident lawyers in San Diego have successfully settled thousands of bodily injury cases in the past decade.
Causes of a Boating Accident
Negligent acts may take place in different forms and our boat accident attorneys understand that under state and federal laws, boat owners and operators are required to maintain their property.
- Alcohol use
- Driving too close to swimmers
- Operating boat in unsafe conditions
What to Do After a Boating Accident
Even though you cannot control the decisions others make on the water, you can be prepared by wearing a life jacket and doing your part to stay attentive. If you or a loved one have been injured in a boating accident due to the negligence of another, we suggest to always seek the proper medical treatment post-accident to properly diagnose your injuries. For all personal Injury claims, we advise that you see a medical specialist to determine the extent of your injuries as many go injuries go undetected initially. In the case of a boat accident, it is important to have an experienced attorney on your side to advocate for your rights.
It is extremely crucial to preserve all evidence from the accident. In the case of death, injury or disappearance, one must file a report within 48 hours or within 10 days for property damage. Hiring our San Diego boat accident attorneys will allow you to recover while we take over all communication between liable parties. If you or a loved one have been injured in a boating accident, please contact our San Diego personal injury attorneys today. If you cannot make it into our office, we will come to you!
Managing Attorney, Ryan Harris, has been awarded: The Best Lawyers in America by US NEWS
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