From creeks to lakes, bayous, and bays, the greater Houston area is full of waterways used daily for recreation, commerce, and travel. Between motorboats, jet skis, kayaks, canoes, and commercial ships, waterways are often crowded, and the risk of an accident is very real. If you or a loved one has been injured in a boating accident, contact one of our experienced Houston Personal Injury attorneys today.
Boating accidents occur for numerous reasons, sometimes for multiple reasons. The most common causes of boating accidents include:
Boating accidents often result in serious injuries, and in the most severe cases fatalities. The risk of injury is further compounded on the water by the inherent risk of drowning involved. Minor injuries that might not pose a risk of death on land can be much more serious when sustained while boating. Some of the most common injury claims in boating accidents include:
Each case is different, but if you have been injured in a boating accident, you may be able to recover compensation for medical bills, loss of employment, pain and suffering, loss of consortium, funeral expenses, and other damages. Our attorneys can pursue claims against boat owners, watercraft operators, manufacturers, rental companies, or other parties as necessary.
If you are looking for legal advice on boat accident injuries in Houston, TX, please contact our experienced lawyers. Sign up for a consultation and get help as soon as possible.