Topeka Boating Accident Lawyer
Highly-Experienced Personal Injury Attorneys On Your Side
Boating is a popular pastime in Topeka, especially during the summer when a day on the Kansas River or Lake Shawnee sounds perfect. However, when safety is not kept as the top priority while on a recreational boat or another vessel, serious boating accidents can and do happen. If someone’s negligence and recklessness is the cause of the accident, then they should be the one held accountable for the resulting damages.
Were you or a loved one seriously injured in a boating accident in Kansas? Call (785) 470-4244 to connect with DiPasquale Moore and our personal injury lawyers in Topeka. We are known for compassionate representation backed with tenacity whenever we deal with the opposition. Until you get every penny of compensation you deserve, we will not rest.
Free consultations are available. Schedule yours today.
Mistakes That Can Cause Boating Accidents
In order to safely operate or steer a boat, a good amount of technical knowledge and even more care is necessary. A boater who fails to understand the extent of their responsibility as a boat owner or controller can inadvertently put others at risk of serious injury.
Examples of negligent acts or behaviors that can lead to a boating accident include:
- Operating a boat while intoxicated
- Failing to provide all passengers life vests
- Not keeping life boats on larger vessels
- Ignoring inclement weather and rough water warnings
- Steering a boat in channels dedicated to other vessels, like shipping routes
Boating accidents can be categorized by a collision with another vessel or crashing into a stationary object, like a rock or reef in the water. Additionally, a severe boating accident can include flooding, capsizing, and sinking. While the injuries that may be suffered in a boating accident can vary, the most common are near-drowning injuries, or fatal drowning incidents. If your loved one drowned in a boating accident, our attorneys can help you file a wrongful death claim in pursuit of specific damages, such as burial costs and lost consortium.
Call (785) 470-4244 to Get Started On Your Injury Claim
After a boating accident, you may be understandably shaken up and upset for quite some time, especially if you suffered a serious injury. Allow our Topeka boating accident attorneys to manage your injury claim on your behalf. While we take care of the busywork and legalities, you can allow yourself time to focus on yourself and your own recuperation. We believe you deserve as much, as well as a maximized recovery amount from the liable parties.
We offer contingency fee agreements to our clients – we do not get paid unless we win your case. Contact our law firm today to learn more.