North Georgia Personal Injury Attorney- Boating Accidents- January 2015
Our waters can be dangerous arena when alcohol or negligent behavior is present. Nevertheless, boating and other water sport activities are not taken very seriously by those who participate. This fact is revealed in the statistics:
In 2012, over 70 percent of fatal boating accident victims drowned and over 80 percent of those victims were not wearing life jackets. Furthermore, according to the U.S. Coast Guard, alcohol use was the cause of most of the fatal boating accidents.
Our experienced boating accident lawyers are aware that negligence all too often plays a role in water sport fun. If you’ve been injured in a boating accident in the north Georgia area, call the law firm of Douglas A Wilde, LLC. Our associates firmly believe that boaters need to be held to safety standards when on the water.
The Boat Operator Was NOT Drinking
Just like if you were driving down a highway in a vehicle, the operator of a boat needs to abide by safety regulations on the water. Other factors leading to boat accidents include:
- no/improper lookout
- failing machinery
- excessive speed
Boating accidents often lead to bone breaks, loss of bodily functions, spinal cord injuries, brain injuries and, in the saddest circumstance, death. Don’t try to navigate the legal system while you are also trying to recover. You have a compassionate personal injury law office in the north Georgia area who will put years of experience to work for you. We understand how a trauma affects the whole family and requires everyone’s attention. If you have suffered an injury due to negligence, call the Douglas A. Wilde, LLC law office so we can fight for your rights.
How Can Douglas A. Wilde Help Me?
It is our goal to get you compensation for you losses. You must realize this fact immediately: all parties involved in your accident do not care about the damages you suffered and may work against you to pay as little as possible. This leaves YOU, the victim, with the hospital bills and lost wages, as well as the pain and grief. Associates at Douglas A Wilde, LLC will quickly assess your case and who is skilled and determined to get you the compensation you deserve. If you or a loved one has suffered an injury or a wrongful death due to negligence on the water, call our office immediately at (678) 456-5261 for a free consultation.