It's not always smooth sailing when it comes to boating for pleasure. Boating accidents and the resulting injuries are often due to negligence on the part of the boat's owner or the operator of another craft. Unlike car owners and drivers, most boaters are not required to carry insurance. This means you may need to seek alternate means of compensation in an accident. With years of experience in the courtroom, McLaurin Law that is ready to fight for you and set you on the road to recovery.
Contact McLaurin Law at (713) 461-6500 to find out how we can help you with your boating accident case.
Boats can be just as dangerous as cars, yet anyone over the age of 13 who has completed a one-time education course can operate one. Further, boaters born prior to September 1, 1993 are not required to complete the safety certification, so many older boaters may not be aware of safe boating practices.
Boating accidents due to the negligence of others may include: