At some point in our lives, most of us have participated in a water sport such as jet skiing, tubing, water skiing, surfing, and more. Although these sports are fun, they are also associated with a lot of dangerous risks. One moment you are having the time of your life and the next moment your life flashes before your eyes.
Oftentimes, injuries resulting from a water sport is at the fault of boat operators, product owners, faulty products, or dangerous objects in the water. If you have ever been in a water sport injury, you are probably aware that the injury is potentially devastating. And, like those who are in a bicycle accident, there is not much to protect you from these dangerous accidents. If you have been in a water sport accident, contact a personal injury lawyer at Tolbert, Beadle & Musgrave. Let us assess your legal options and help you get compensated for your unfortunate accident.
Sometimes it is bystanders who are injured in these accidents, particularly if they are standing on a dock or in the water where they may be struck by a boat or watercraft that is operated negligently. A a personal injury lawyer at Tolbert, Beadle & Musgrave is ready to listen to your side of the story and to put our experience to work for clients.
Your water sport injury calls for strong legal representation from a personal injury lawyer
Your water sport injury calls for strong legal representation from an experienced personal injury lawyer. Our attorneys and personal injury lawyers fully understand the legal questions about the safety of water sport activities. We are committed to fighting for you and your family.
Common Water Sport Injuries
- Cuts and Bruises
- Strains and Sprains to various parts of the body
- Broken bones
Water Sport Accident Causes
There are many situations that can lead to a water sport accident. A few common causes of water sport accidents include:
Operator Error: Oftentimes, the boat driver is going too fast, is inexperienced, or even intoxicated. It is important that the driver of the boat is properly operating the machine in order to maximize safety.
Defects: Many watercrafts are defective and do not run properly. These defective products can results in a serious or even fatal injury.
Recreational Water Dangers: Some recreational lakes or rivers might not be properly maintained. There may be dangerous objects or improper signage that can cause accidents.
Other Operators: Just like on the road, you are not the only person in the water. Your injury could result from the negligence of other operators out on the lake or river.
An experienced, aggressive personal injury lawyer for water sport accidents
If you have ever been in a water sport accident, contact our personal injury lawyer at (800) 887- 4030 for a free consultation. We will aggressively pursue your water sport injury case.