Boat Accidents Attorney
Injured? Our West Plains Personal Injury Lawyers Can Help
Missouri is home to several beautiful lakes and rivers. From The Lake of
Ozarks to Table Rock Lake, these bodies of water attract locals and tourists
alike for year-round for activities like fishing, boating, bird watching,
and other recreational fun. Unfortunately, not everyone who takes to the
water practices boat safety, and their careless actions could endanger
everyone on and near the water. Intoxicated boaters, careless drivers,
unmarked water hazards, and defective equipment are just a few of the
many potential dangers that lurk on Missouri waters each and every day.
If you or someone you love was the victim of a boating accident caused
by someone else’s negligence, we are here to help.
Why Choose Henry & Williams, P.C.?
If you were harmed in a boat accident, our
personal injury attorneys are here to help. At Henry & Williams, P.C., we understand
how traumatic boat and water accidents can be, which is why we want to
provide you with the legal representation and guidance you deserve. Our
firm has more than 70 years of legal experience and we are passionate
about fighting for the rights of the injured. During our years in practice,
we have successfully secured millions of dollars in settlements and verdicts
on behalf of those injured or killed due to the negligence of another.
Call (888) 505-5606 to request a free consultation with our West Plains boat accident lawyers.
Common Types of Boating Accidents
Some boat accidents are caused by operator errors, while others might be
the result of inclement weather, mechanical failures or unforeseen obstacles,
like rocks or hazards sitting beneath the water’s surface. Whatever
the cause, boating accidents can result in major damage and may seriously
injure or even take the lives of drivers, passengers, as well as other
nearby boaters and swimmers.
Some of the common types of Missouri boating accidents include:
- Boat traffic accidents and collisions
- Accidents caused by boat operator negligence
- Mechanical boat defects
- Jet ski accidents
- Ferry accidents
- Tour boat accidents
- Drowning incidents
Seek Justice and Maximum Compensation
Boating incidents can be extremely damaging and can result in serious head
injuries, spinal damage, broken bones, burns, puncture wounds, or worse.
In many cases, victims may drown as the result of a severe boating crash,
or capsizing. If you or someone you love was involved in a boat accident,
it is important to find out everyone who was liable and responsible for
Our firm can work with you to determine whether the boat operator was to
blame, or if the boating company was negligent. Once we have determined
liability, our legal team can help you seek maximum compensation for your
injuries, including medical expenses, lost income, and pain and suffering.
If you lost a loved one in a boat accident due to someone else’s
carelessness, we can help you with a
wrongful death claim.
Contact Henry & Williams, P.C.
to discuss your boat accident case.