Boating Injuries

Personal Injury on a Boat

In the following educational legal video, dedicated Hamburg boat accident lawyer Lisa A. Poch explains what’s important to know about boating injuries.

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With the weather finally breaking, people are out and about taking advantage of our great lakes, and having fun on their boats – or their friends’ boats. Unfortunately, people are sometimes injured in boating accidents. When that happens, they want to know, “Can I bring a claim? Who’s that claim against?” The answer is, “Yes, you can.” In the past, we’ve had clients who have been seriously injured on boats when a driver was intoxicated while operating that boat or someone was negligent in the way they operated their boat – perhaps because they were not adequately trained or skilled in operating that particular vessel. You do have a claim for negligence against the owner and/or the operator of a boat when you’re injured on it.

Strict deadlines apply with respect to obtaining benefits pursuant to no-fault. When someone suffers boating injuries, it is especially important to consult with an attorney for this reason. If you or a loved one has been injured in a boating accident, contact one of our experienced accident lawyers in Buffalo NY at Chiacchia & Fleming to schedule a free case review. Our trial team is aggressive and determined when it comes to making our clients whole.

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