Boating Accidents

Boise Boating Accident Lawyers

Recreational boating is a fun way to spend time with friends and family; unfortunately, boating can sometimes be dangerous and even result in fatal injuries. In 2008, the U.S. Coast Guard counted 4,789 accidents that involved 709 deaths, 3,331 injuries, and approximately $54 million of damage to property as a result of recreational boating accidents. Our qualified team is here to help answer your questions and work hard for the compensation you deserve if you have damaged property or have sustained an injury in a boat accident. Fill out a free online contact request form today.

Accidents Happen

There are a number of things that can cause an Idaho boat accident. Here are the top 10 factors that contribute to boating accidents, according to the U.S. Coast Guard:

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  • Operator inattention
  • Careless/reckless operation
  • Passenger/skier behavior
  • Excessive speed
  • Alcohol use
  • No proper lookout
  • Operator inexperience
  • Machinery failure
  • Weather
  • Equipment failure

If your boating accident happened as a result of one of these factors, or something like these, you may be eligible for a monetary award for your injuries or damaged property.