Bob Katz's Team of Lawyers Responds to Deadly Boating Accidents in Maryland

Do you love spending your free time on a favorite lake, river or the ocean? Maybe your family likes to ski, fish, or sail. In the Maryland, Virginia, and D.C area, boat owners are passionate about their time afloat. Does this sound like you? Instead of being out in your boat today are you suffering from pain because of a boat accident? Most likely you were trying to be a safe boat operator, but something went wrong....you couldn’t stop it and now your boat is smashed and sitting in one of the Chesapeake's dry docks.

The bottom line is this: boating accidents in Maryland occur all too often. Some boat crashes are tragic, causing serious injury and even death to boaters in the Chesapeake Waterways. Whether your boat accident and injuries are severe or minor, you need to speak with a Baltimore boat accident lawyer. The Bob Katz personal injury lawyers are experienced in accidents involving personal watercraft such as:

  • Open Motor Boats/ Jet Ski
  • Cabin Motor Boats
  • Pontoon Boats
  • Rowboats
  • Sailboats
  • Kayaks
  • Canoes

 

Bob Katz lawyers have represented boat accident victims who have:

  • Capsized
  • Collided with fixed or floating objects
  • Collided with another boat
  • Run aground
  • Involved a skiers injury
  • Flooded
  • Lost riders who fell or thrown overboard

 

Injuries that boat crash victims commonly sustain from accidents include:

  • Cuts
  • Broken bones
  • Scrapes and bruises
  • Sprains or strains
  • Hypothermia
  • Concussions

 

Like automobile accidents, there are many reasons boat accidents happen. Over the past 30 years Bob Katz boat accident lawyers in Baltimore have found the following to be the most common behaviors that cause injury inducing boat crashes:

  • Improper lookout
  • Operator inattention
  • Operator inexperience
  • Machinery failure
  • Excessive speed
  • Alcohol use

 

Ultimately, some Maryland and Virginia boating accidents result in deaths from:

  • Drowning
  • Hypothermia
  • Trauma

 

Whether your boat crash resulted in minor injuries, severe emotional and physical impairment, or wrongful death you need to explain your accident scenario to a Baltimore personal injury lawyer  at Bob Katz's Personal Injury Group. After all, you may be entitled to compensation for the injuries and damages caused by your crash. The compensation you could receive might include financial relief from:

  • Medical bills that are just beginning to stack up
  • Lost wages from time off work
  • Physical or emotional pain and suffering
  • Disability—temporary and permanent
  • Funeral and burial expenses
  • Legal expenses

 

Call Bob Katz and his team of boat accident lawyers in Baltimore today for a FREE and confidential consultation:1-888-540-2599. You’ll pay nothing for legal representation unless you receive an award for your case.

Robert W. Katz
Bob Katz is Chair of the Personal Injury Group at Gordon Feinblatt, LLC