We know that the last thing you ever expect when you hit the water with family or friends is that someone will get hurt. However, you may need a Kansas City boat accident lawyer to help you if the negligence of a boat owner or operator has caused you harm.
At Peddicord & Townsend LLC, we understand these injury cases and the laws in place to help you recover the compensation you deserve. Let our qualified and experienced team get to work today.
We know that boating can be fun. Whether you want to get some watersports knocked out or are heading out to fish, the number one concern should always be safety. Whether you are heading out on another person’s private boat or are chartering one through a company, we know that there are ways in which another person’s careless or negligent actions can cause serious injuries. This can include:
We know that the blood alcohol level for a person operating a boat in Missouri is .08%, which is strictly enforced. Just like operating a vehicle, nobody should operate a boat while impaired by alcohol or drugs.
It is important for all boat companies and operators to follow all state and federal maritime regulations and laws. Boat owners and companies should also ensure that their vessels are regularly inspected and maintained in order to prevent any kind of vessel failure.
Boat incidents can cause severe injuries for anyone involved. It is not uncommon for us to see the following injuries in the aftermath of a boat crash:
Each of these injuries requires immediate medical care, and there are times when a victim will need rehabilitation in order to make a recovery.
If you or someone you care about has been injured in a boat accident that was caused by the careless or negligent actions of another person, please seek legal assistance as soon as possible. At Peddicord & Townsend LLC, our dedicated team is ready to get to work on your behalf. Let us investigate what happened in this incident so we can secure the compensation you deserve. This can include: