Boating Accident Lawyer in New Orleans

Boating Accident Lawyer – Each year, thousands of people are injured or killed in boating accidents. Boating or personal watercraft accidents are often due to someone’s negligence. These accidents can result in serious injuries, catastrophic injuries, and even death. Typical boating accidents happen on:

 

  • Motorboats & Yachts
  • Sail Boats
  • Jet Skis and Wave Runners
  • Cruise Ships
  • Ferries

 

Each year, about 74 million Americans engage in recreational boating, according to the National Safety Counsel. Most boating experiences are positive, but they can quickly turn deadly if boaters are not vigilant about safety. If you’ve been involved in a boating accident, please contact a boating accident lawyer at Peiffer Wolf Carr & Kane by filling out a contact form or calling 504-523-2434.

 

One of three things usually happens when a good day on the water turns tragic, according to the U.S. Coast Guard:

 

  • A passenger falls overboard
  • A boat capsizes
  • A boat collides with another boat or object

 

In 2014, the Coast Guard counted 4,064 boating incidents that involved 610 deaths, 2,678 injuries and about $39 million of damage to property. Compared to 2013, the Coast Guard found:

 

  • The number of incidents increased 0.05%
  • The number of deaths increased 8.9%
  • The number of injuries increased 2.2%

 

Shockingly, American waterways are second to highways in regards to the number of accidental deaths. By the numbers, Louisiana is one of the top 5 states for boating fatalities. No matter where or when you are boating, follow safety provisions, be properly equipped, and always by your life jacket!

 

Regardless of the type of boating accident, a boating accident lawyer at Peiffer Wolf Carr & Kane can help fight for the MAXIMUM compensation you deserve. If you or a loved one has been injured in a boating accident, Contact us by filling out a contact form or by calling 504-523-2434 today for a FREE Consultation!

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At Peiffer Wolf Carr & Kane, we understand the physical and emotional pain that a boating accident, or any accident, can have on you and your family. Having years of experience in representing people injured or that lost loved ones gives us the leverage and skills to fight for the maximum compensation that you deserve. We remain committed to focusing on you and your case; we always take your injury personally.

 

If you or a loved one has been hurt or injured in an accident in New Orleans, contact a boating accident lawyer at Peiffer Wolf Carr & Kane by filling out a contact form or by calling 504-523-2434 to schedule a FREE Consultation. Let us sort out the details of your case, while you focus on your recovery.

 

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