Boating Accidents in California
The Frightening Statistics of Boat Accidents
According to a recent report by the U.S. Coast Guard, the Golden State ranks fourth in the number of boats owned and operated on our waterways. This same report also revealed that California ranks second in the nation for the highest number of boat-related accidents and fatalities!
At Gille Law Group, we are all too aware of these startling figures. If you have been the victim of a boating accident, we can provide you with a knowledgeable personal injury lawyer committed to getting you fair compensation for the emotional, medical and financial trauma produced by your accident.
Not all boating accidents are collisions.
Not all boating accidents are the spectacular, explosive collisions you see on television and the movies. The California Department of Boating and Waterways broadly defines numerous types of boating accidents to include falling in or off a boat, injuries from propellers, and water-skier mishaps.
Regardless of the type of incident, all of these and more can create long-lasting and extensive consequences for their victims. Our team of legal professionals is prepared to zealously represent individuals facing any type of injury caused by any manner of boating calamity. To find out more details on how to seek reparation for the damages generated by your boating accident, fill out our case evaluation form today.
Primary Causes of Boating Accidents
Just as varied as the type of boating accidents are the contributing factors that cause them. These circumstances can include:
- Operator inexperience or inattention
- Improper lookout procedures
- Equipment malfunction
- Excessive speed
- Alcohol use
- Failing to follow the rules of navigation
Seek assistance from Gille Law Group today!
Now is the time to hold those accountable for the devastating harm resulting from your boating accident. Our experienced legal team in Pasadena, California is ready to go the extra mile for you in your claim.
Contact us today to speak with a personal injury attorney. We are ready to aggressively fight those liable for your injuries or damages and get you the reimbursement you need.