Boat and Jet Ski Accidents
Our lawyers are experts in helping you claim after a boat or jet ski accident.
The summer weather is made for getting outside and enjoying yourself on the water. However, accidents on the water are common and can result in life changing injuries. Whether you’re piloting your own craft or a passenger on someone else’s, you may be able to file a claim if the negligent actions of another person result in an injury.
We know that receiving the right amount of compensation can make all the difference in providing you with the support you need during your recovery, whether it be to cover the costs of your injury, specialized treatment, counseling, time off work, and will work hard on your behalf to recover it for you.
We use our years of experience to stand up for your rights, and recover the compensation you deserve. For free and impartial advice, contact us today.
Boat and Jet Ski Accidents in Anderson, South Carolina
Overwhelmingly, boat and jet ski accidents are caused by human error rather than environmental factors. These include: Operator Inattention, Improper Lookout, Operator Inexperience, Excessive Speed, Alcohol Use.
These are all issues of negligence that can be cause to file a claim if you’re injured in a boat accident. This is true for boat operators and passengers alike. Whether the negligent party was in the same vessel as you or another one, our team can help you determine who might be liable for your injuries.
Jet skis, also known as personal watercraft, in South Carolina must follow the same laws and regulations as other boats. This means operators must be of age or be certified by the state. PWC must keep at least 200 feet away from swimmers, flagged diving areas, and non-motorized watercraft. As with all types of motorized vehicles in South Carolina, operating a jet ski while under the influence of drugs and alcohol is outlawed.
Hiring an Attorney after a Boat or Jet skI Accident
Aside from necessitating costly treatment, injuries from boat or jet ski accidents may cause you to miss work and face other losses. An unexpected injury is stressful enough without having to worry about financial complications. That’s why it’s important to speak to an experienced boat and jet ski accident attorney: so you can learn what you may be able to recover in a Personal Injury Claim.
Receive Proper Legal Advice after your Boat or Jet Ski Accident with Moorhead LeFevre, P.A.
Boat and Jet Ski accidents can be life changing experiences. In the wake of one, you and your family should be able to focus your time and attention on recovery, rather than the stress of a legal battle. Our attorneys are here to give you peace of mind. We use our experience, knowledge and resources to reach a fair resolution on your behalf. Once we learn about your situation, we can start to build your case immediately.