Boat Accident Lawyers

Santa Maria Boat Accident Lawyer

Santa Maria Boat Accident Lawyers

The United States Coast Guard reported a total of 4,168 boat accidents in 2019. There were a total of 613 deaths, 2559 injuries which resulted in approximately $55 million dollars of property damage. The accidents increased by 0.6% from the previous year and alcohol use was the leading known factor in fatal boating accidents. If you suffered an injury in a boat accident which was not your fault, seek representation from Santa Maria boat accident lawyers at James McKiernan Lawyers.

What are Some Common Causes of Boat Accidents?

The best way to avoid a boat accident is to understand how these accidents typically happen. A Santa Maria boat accident lawyer from our firm can help explain the major causes of boat accidents and the procedures if you are involved in one. The California Department of Boating and Waterways (DPW) estimates that alcohol is involved in approximately 25% of all motorboat-related fatalities. In fact, a driver with a blood alcohol content (BAC) of .10% or greater is ten times more likely to cause an accident than a sober driver. Even at a BAC of .035%, a boater’s ability to operate a watercraft is impaired. Understand these most common causes of boating accidents to stay informed and prevent them in the future:

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Contact Our Santa Maria Boat Accidents Attorney

At James McKiernan Lawyers, we conduct a thorough investigation of the boat accident, including identifying all responsible parties and establishing a comprehensive estimate of future medical costs and other damages. We believe everybody has the right to excellent representation, even if the case might be difficult.

Our office has successfully taken on difficult and challenging cases that other lawyers thought could not be won. If you have been injured in a Santa Maria boat accident, contact James McKiernan Lawyers for a free consultation with a top-quality boat accident attorney to discuss your best options to receive compensation for your injuries. Contact our personal injury attorneys in San Luis Obispo, CA for more legal help.

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