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Injuries in Boating Accidents
Boating accidents result in hundreds of fatalities annually. Many accident victims sustain severe injuries.
The following are a few of the most typical boating accident injuries:
Injuries to the back, neck, and spine
Traumatic brain injury
Internal organ dysfunction
If you have suffered an injury from a boating accident, you may consider a personal injury claim. You may be able to claim for medical expenses, pain and suffering, and future costs. Consider setting up an appointment with our skilled personal injury attorneys today.
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How Long Do I Have to Report a Boating Accident?
According to the guidelines outlined in the Missouri Highway Patrol’s Water Patrol Division’s Handbook, there are specific provisions that determine the reporting obligations of boat operators. It is imperative that any boat operator involved in a boating incident complies with these regulations and promptly reports the accident
Within five days of your watercraft mishap, you must submit the following information:
Your name and mailing address
The number on your driver’s license
Your boat’s registration number
Failure to do so after maneuvering your boat during an accident may make you accountable for the collision’s losses and expenditures.
If your boating accident resulted in the disappearance of someone or there were significant injuries. Or if there were fatalities or property damage over $500, you must lodge a written report with the Water Patrol Division within 48 hours.
Can I Seek Compensation for My Boating Accident Injuries?
Missouri jet ski accidents and boat disasters often occur when someone behaves carelessly or neglects to follow simple safety procedures. This puts other boaters, swimmers, jet skiers, and water enthusiasts in danger of severe and often deadly injury. You have rights if you have been injured in a boating accident due to another boater’s negligence!
When you are injured due to the carelessness of another boater, you are entitled to compensation for your injuries.
How We Can Help
Have you suffered an injury due to a boating accident? Was someone negligent or reckless in causing the accident? If so, you should act to claim compensation.
Our team of motivated personal injury attorneys is standing by to assist you with your personal injury claim related to a boating accident. We can help you in the following ways:
Offering legal guidance
Evaluating the strength of your case
Negotiating with insurance providers
Putting together a compelling case
Managing legal deadlines and procedures
Representing you in court if necessary
It is our constant goal to maximize your compensation while defending your rights.
Call your Missouri Personal Injury Attorneys, Buchanan, Williams & O’Brien today. We offer a free, no-obligation consultation.