Lake Tahoe, Lake Mead, the Colorado River, and other waterways in Nevada make boating a popular activity. Unfortunately, many boat accidents with serious injuries occur in our state every year. If you have been hurt in a boating accident caused by someone else’s negligence, contact The Janda Law Firm in Las Vegas today. Our founding boat accident attorney has a distinguished medical background that gives us an edge in these cases.
The U.S. Coast Guard reports that:
State boating regulations are found under NRS Chapter 488. Pursuant to the statute:
Many boating accidents are caused by operator error. The top ten primary contributing factors to accidents and injuries, as stated by the Coast Guard, are:
The most common boating accident injuries reported by the Coast Guard include:
If your boating accident and injuries were caused by someone else’s negligence, you may have a claim for compensation. Damages you may be entitled to claim after a Las Vegas boat accident:
Insurance companies are in business for profit and as profit-making corporations, it is likely will not have your best interests at heart. They have teams of lawyers to minimize the amounts they pay out in accident claims. Our Las Vegas boat accident attorney can investigate your accident to determine fault and liability, assess the full extent of your damages, and fight for the compensation you deserve, in negotiations or in trial.
Negligent or inexperienced operators can cause serious boat accidents and injuries. If you have been hurt in such an accident, contact the Las Vegas accident lawyers at The Janda Law Firm as soon as possible to find out how we can help.