Many California residents enjoy boating as a recreational activity. Many who own boats and partake in boating activities are responsible citizens that keep the safety of others in mind. Unfortunately, thousands of boating accidents occur every year due to negligent and careless behavior. If you or a loved one has been injured in a boating accident due to the negligent actions of another, you should speak with a personal injury attorney at Harshbarger Law at your earliest convenience.
In some cases, the boating operator is not to blame for the accident and the cause of the injuries can be traced back to faulty boat machinery and equipment. In such a case, the boat manufacturer may be held responsible for compensation. Harshbarger Law will help to recover your loss of wages, future loss of wages, medical bills, future medical bills and more.
The most common causes of boating accidents include:
- Dangerous boat operation
- Alcohol use
- Operator inattentiveness
Harshbarger Law recognizes the complexities involved when handling boat accident cases. It is important to have an attorney who understands that each case is different and special attention must be paid to the client to ensure that he or she is properly represented and fully compensated.