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Villarreal & Begum June 17, 2020

What To Do After a Boating Accident

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During the Summer in Texas, the one thing you can count on is boating. With over half a million registered boats in Texas, its no wonder why this is such a popular summer activity! Unfortunately, with so many boats out on the water, this increases the likelihood you might end up in a serious boating accident. Sadly, many of these accidents result in injuries and fatalities. If you or a loved one were injured in a boating accident, you might be entitled to compensation from the negligent party.

Boating Accidents and Crashes

Just like with crashes on land, boating accidents often are a result of someone’s negligence. To help prevent local, state, and federal laws being broken, Texas Parks and Wildlife work with the Coast Guard to ensure the safety of everyone out on the water. However, they can’t be everywhere, and that’s when boating accidents happen. Boating accidents that result in $2,000 worth of property damage or accidents that result in injuries or fatalities must be reported.

If you were injured on a boat, you should seek medical attention as soon as possible. After doing so, make sure you follow your doctor’s orders and keep records of any and all medical treatment. After making sure you, and everyone else is safe, you should consider seeking the help of an attorney. Your lawyer will be able to help you with the next steps you need to take in order to get the compensation you deserve. The point of getting a personal injury lawyer is to get as much compensation as you deserve. If you represent yourself in there is a good chance that you get a little chunk of money but it’s not enough to cover your hospital bills or boat damages. Personal injury lawyers work to get you all of the compensation that they possibly can. They put in the work so you don’t have to.

San Antonio Accident Lawyer.

Have you or a loved one been in a serious boating crash and suffered injuries? If so, you should contact an experienced Personal Injury attorney. Villarreal and Begum is a local San Antonio firm that will fight to get you the compensation that you deserve. We serve clients all across Texas with offices in San Antonio, McAllen, and Laredo. We are available day and night to take your calls. Call or contact us via our website. The Law Guns will fight for you.