A boat accident can turn a carefree day on the lake into a lifetime of medical expenses. If you’ve been injured in a boat accident in Missouri or Southern Illinois, you may be facing hospital bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering.

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3 Common Causes of Boating Accidents

Boating accidents are often caused by operators who are:

  1. Distracted 
    Serious accidents can happen when cellphones and passengers take operators’ focus away from the water and reduce their reaction times to changing conditions.
  2. Inexperienced 
    Just like other motor vehicles, safe boating requires practice, familiarity with controls, and knowledge of safety regulations. Lack of experience on the water can turn avoidable situations into serious accidents.
  3. Intoxicated
    Boating is a great way to have fun on the water. But when the excitement includes alcohol or drugs, boaters can make mistakes that cause serious accidents.

Our boat accident lawyers will investigate your claim in order to hold the responsible person accountable for your injuries and accident-related damages.

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Boaters must follow laws on the water just like drivers on the road. Don’t pay for someone else’s negligence. We’re here to fight for the money you need to cover your damages, so you can focus on getting better. And if you have questions while we’re working on your claim, you’ll speak with a lawyer—not a case manager or paralegal. Don’t wait to get legal help, contact us today.

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