Boating accidents throughout the United States are often the cause of serious injuries and millions of dollars in damages. The costs of boating accident property damages was more than $50 million in 2011, according to the U.S Coast Guard.
In addition to property damage, more than 3,000 people were injured in boating accidents and hundreds more killed. When you or a loved one are injured in a recreational boating accident, receiving medical aid can be costly as can the rehabilitation costs. During this time the victim may also lose wages at work.
Boat accidents can occur for a number of reasons, which is why it can be difficult to determine who may held liable for these incidents.
Have you been hurt or suffered property damage in a boating accident that was not your fault?
Contact the team of Fort Worth personal injury lawyers at Stephens, Anderson & Cummings today and let us review and discuss the merits of your claim.
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How Our Boating Accident Attorney Can Help You
In Texas and Oklahoma, boating accidents are common in the Gulf of Mexico as well as lakes located within both states. All it takes is one wrong move for an injury to occur. From a drowning accident to a slip and fall, there are many ways a person may be injured while on-board a vessel.
The lawyers are Stephens, Anderson & Cummings can thoroughly investigate your claim and determine who should be held responsible. We are prepared and ready to protect your rights.
Contact us at (877) 920-9009 to schedule a free case review with one of our experienced attorneys or fill out the Free Case Evaluation form to get started right away.
At Stephens, Anderson & Cummings, we are dedicated to fighting for the rights of the injured.