Every year, the U.S. coast guard compiles statistics on recreational boating accidents and, in 2015, there were a total of 87 incidents. 20 of these were fatal. Fast forward to 2019 and the number of injured people increased to 105.
Many of these unfortunate incidents start out as a family fishing trip on Lake Charles or a trip with friends out on the water. However, negligence, inexperience, and sudden, inclement weather can turn a day of fun into a serious personal injury.
If the worst happens, it’s imperative that you can turn to trustworthy, experienced, and empathetic legal representation. Our personal injury lawyers in New Orleans and Baton Rouge can help you navigate the complicated waters of boating accidents during a no-obligation consultation.
Learn everything you need to know about this type of personal injury, including the most common boating accidents in New Orleans and Baton Rouge, and what steps you should take to protect yourself after you’re injured.