Boat Accident Attorneys in Austin, Texas
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Texas has numerous lakes spread across the state, making it one of the most popular for boating. There are more than 500,000 registered watercraft in the state, with that number continuing to grow every year. Likewise, the risk for boating and watercraft accidents increases every year.
If you were hurt in a boat accident in Austin, you need to seek trusted counsel today. Glen Larson Law has been advocating for personal injury victims for years and is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We know how to navigate clients through Austin boat accident claims and can help you hold the responsible parties accountable.
COMMON TYPES OF BOAT ACCIDENTS IN AUSTIN, TEXAS
Boat accidents can be caused by a number of issues, from dangerous or defective parts, intoxicated boat operators, inattentive operation, inexperienced boaters, reckless or dangerous operation (such as speeding or swerving).
Boating accidents range from serious to minor, including:
- Collisions with other watercrafts
- Crashes with fixed objects
- Falling overboard
- Fires due to defects
Even if you exercise extreme caution when on the water, you cannot guarantee that other boat operators will do the same. If you or a loved one were injured in a boat accident in Austin, Texas, Attorney Larson can help you review all the evidence involved and build a strong claim on your behalf.
TEXAS BOAT ACCIDENT STATISTICS
Texas Parks & Wildlife reported that for the year 2013:
- There were over 200 boating accidents in Texas
- There were 85 injuries resulting from these accidents
- There were 22 fatalities
- A large percentage of these accidents were a result of individuals boating while intoxicated
CALL GLEN LARSON LAW NOW IN AUSTIN, TEXAS
Boat accidents in Austin, Texas can result in serious damages, including expensive medical bills, lost wages, loss of earning potential, emotional pain and suffering, and much more. The good news is that our Austin personal injury attorneys know how to calculate the costs in such cases and can help you pursue maximum compensation.