Boating Accidents in Long Beach
Long Beach residents benefit from some of the best beaches and marinas
in California. Unfortunately, this makes them particularly vulnerable to falling victim
to a boating accident. An average of 40 boating accidents a month occur
in California, most of these due to some type of operator negligence.
Whether you or a loved one has been injured in or around our local waterways
or a nearby lake, our experienced
Long Beach personal injury lawyer can assist you in your pursuit of compensation. At The
Overett Group, our skilled attorney is dedicated to providing the personal commitment
and skill your case needs.
Causes of Boating Accidents
Whether it's a ski boat, luxury yacht, or commercial vessel, all type
of boats carry inherent risks for their drivers and passengers.
The California Department of Boating and Waterways lists numerous causes
of boating accidents, including:
- Operator inattention
- Driver inexperience
- Passenger behavior
- Reckless operation
- Equipment failure
- Alcohol or drug consumption
- Improper loading
More Than One Way to Rock the Boat
Not all boating accidents are the high-speed collisions featured in the
movies. Regardless of the type of accident, however, any boating accident
can effect lasting and devastating damages to its victims.
There are many types of boating accidents, including:
- Skier mishap
- Falling overboard
- Explosion or fire
All Boating Accidents Have Consequences
Regardless of the type of boating accident or what caused it,
all boating accident can have devastating consequences for their victims. Medical bills, loss of employment, disability, or wrongful death can all
be the result of boating negligence.
Representation From a Long Beach Personal Injury Lawyer
At the Overett Group, our firm has a
100% success rate. For 14 years, our Long Beach
personal injury lawyer has won compensation for each and every one of our clients. We
are dedicated to providing the personal attention and aggressive representation
needed for your personal injury case.
We are anxious to discuss the unique needs and parameters of your boating
Contact us today to set up your free case evaluation!