Boating is a popular activity among many Pennsylvanians. Unfortunately, sometimes a relaxing day out on a lake could turn dangerous if a boating accident occurs.
Perhaps you’ve been injured in such an accident because someone was negligent. If so, learn about how you may seek financial compensation for your losses by reviewing your case with a West Chester, PA boat accident attorney at Dan Doyle Law Group.
Boating accidents can occur for several potential reasons. Boating accidents may be the result of negligence if a boat’s operator:
Those are just a few examples. If you’re not sure whether the cause of your boating accident qualifies as unreasonably negligence, consider reviewing your case with a West Chester boat accident lawyer. We can help you better determine if you have grounds to file a claim or lawsuit.
It’s also worth noting that the negligent party responsible for causing a boat accident isn’t always the boat’s operator. For instance, a boat accident could result from a manufacturing defect or design flaw that went overlooked.
Injuries one might sustain as a result of a boat accident include (but are not limited to) the following:
Unfortunately, some boat accidents result in the death of victims. Their surviving loved ones may be able to receive compensation when this happens.
If you were injured in a boat accident because another party was negligent, you could seek compensation for such losses as:
You may seek compensation for these losses by filing a claim with the insurance of the negligent party who caused your accident. When you do, you may find that the insurance company will first attempt to deny your claim by arguing that you haven’t provided sufficient evidence showing your accident resulted from negligence. If an insurer can’t deny your claim entirely, they might nevertheless try to convince you that your claim isn’t worth the amount of money you’re pursuing.
Although no lawyer can ethically promise that you’ll receive a specific payout, a qualified West Chester boat accident attorney could improve your chances of securing proper compensation by:
At Dan Doyle Law Group, we understand that being harmed in a West Chester boat accident can have a significant impact on your life. We strive to help you overcome your challenges in the aftermath of such an experience by providing quality representation. Learn more about how we can help by contacting us online or calling us at 215-987-3730 for a free consultation.