The law is clear. People who act carelessly and cause a boating crash can be held responsible for the harm they cause. A boating crash victim has the right to seek compensation for his or her damages. These damages can include medical bills, pain and suffering, lost wages and more. At the law firm of Veron, Bice, Palermo & Wilson, LLC, in Lake Charles, Louisiana, our boating accident lawyers have a clear mission: to provide justice to the victims of these serious accidents.
Handling Crash Cases Involving Louisiana’s Bodies Of Water
Louisiana’s lakes, rivers and other bodies of water are hotspots for recreation. Every year, countless people visit Calcasieu Lake, Sabine River, Calcasieu River, Vermilion Bay, Big Lake and the Gulf of Mexico, among others. Unfortunately, many of them end up being victims of negligence.
Boating accidents are increasingly common, as are accidents involving jet skis and personal watercraft. Our attorneys are experienced in handling these unique cases. We can sort through the evidence to build a strong case designed to get results.
Boating Accidents And The Law
Everyone is familiar with the rules that apply to motor vehicles on our state’s roads. There are also rules that apply to boaters on our state’s bodies of water, rules established by the coast guard and various state agencies. When these rules are violated and that violation results in a boating crash, the violator must be held accountable. We know the laws. Also, we know how to hold people accountable for their carelessness.
We are also familiar with maritime law and Jones Act cases. These are unique cases that involve boating accidents occurring in the course of employment capacity.
Speak To Our Boating Accident Lawyers For Free Regarding Your Boating Crash
Contact us today by calling 337-202-2922, to discuss your case with an experienced Louisiana personal injury attorney. The initial consultation is free of charge. If we agree to handle your case, we will work on a contingency fee basis. This means you pay attorney’s fees only if we are successful in getting compensation for you.