Clayton County Boat Accident Attorney
Boating is a lovely way to while away a beautiful day, but boating accidents tend to be exceptionally dangerous and can disrupt the rest of your life. While every boat accident is unique with its own circumstances involved, there are some basic causes into which most boating accidents can be categorized. If someone else’s negligence leaves you injured in a boating accident, don’t put off consulting with an experienced Clayton County boat accident lawyer today.
Common Causes of Boating Accidents
No two boating accidents are ever exactly alike, but some of the most common causes include:
- Inexperienced Operators – Obtaining a Texas Boaters Education Card, which is known as a boating license, does not require any actual experience behind the helm of a boat. When the person manning the boat is overly confident in his or her boating skills, it can lead to dangerous boating accidents.
- Impaired Operators – Boats are notorious for a party vibe, and when the boat’s operator joins in, it can prove exceptionally dangerous.
- Inattentive Operators – Driving a boat (just like driving any other vehicle) requires one’s complete attention, and skippers who allow themselves to become distracted leave everyone on the waterway more vulnerable to dangerous accidents. It’s important to note that when on a boat, the path ahead is far less predictable than the roadway ahead (when in a car), which makes training one’s attention on boating safely imperative.
Don’t Wait to Consult with an Experienced Clayton County Boat Accident Lawyer
Boating accidents are extremely dangerous and include the very real risk of drowning. If you’ve been injured in a boating accident that was caused by someone else’s negligence, the intrepid Clayton County, Georgia, boat accident attorneys at the law offices of Ben F. Windham, PC, are prepared and well-positioned to help. Your case is important, so please don’t hesitate to contact us online or call us at 833.236.9467 to schedule your free consultation today.