Boating Accidents

St. Paul Boating Injury Lawyer

St. Paul boating accident lawyerBoating is a major activity in Minnesota and Wisconsin during the summer months. This activity is popular due to great weather, an abundance of lakes, and the many individuals who have their own boats that are kept at cabins, parked at marinas, or are trailered by their owners from lake to lake. Boating leads itself to a variety of activities like fishing, swimming, water skiing, tubing, and other water sports. Unfortunately, the fun can sometimes take a wrong turn and results in accidents, injuries, and even fatal occurrences.

When a boating accident occurs, the driver or captain of the boat is oftentimes the one who is at fault or is negligent for the happening the accident. Frequently the boat owner and/or operator’s insurance is going to be accessible to those injured by the negligent boater’s actions. A thorough investigation of the facts and circumstances surrounding a boating accident should be done quickly after the event so that liability can be determined.

Experienced Boating Accident Representation – O’Dea Law Firm

Boating accidents happen, and you need to be represented by a reputable, experienced lawyer. O’Dea Law Firm handles common boating accidents including but are not limited to:

  • collision with another boat or recreational vehicle
  • collision with a swimmer or a group of swimmers
  • boating while intoxicated
  • collision with a stationary object
  • drownings
  • jet ski accidents
  • carbon monoxide poisoning
  • mechanical malfunctions

The accidents listed above frequently result in serious and/or fatal injuries. You need a speak to a qualified attorney as soon as possible after a boating accident occurs. With an experienced, qualified professional in your corner, you will have the representation you need to make the proper legal, medical and insurance decisions that arise from your boating accident case.

Thorough Investigation and Representation in Boating Accidents – O’Dea Law Firm

An experienced attorney will gather the information needed to investigate the circumstances of your boating accident, to determine fault, and to assess the extent of your injuries and damages. Sources of information may include the police and other investigating authorities, medical professionals, healthcare records, and vocational and other experts. An experience personal injury attorney will examine sources such as these in order to best position your case for settlement, or if necessary – to commence a lawsuit.

Contact an Experienced St. Paul Personal Injury Lawyer – O’Dea Law Firm

O’Dea Law firm will seek to recover fair and adequate compensation for your injuries and damage which may include past and future medical treatment expenses, rehabilitation expenses, past and future lost wage loss, diminution of earning capacity, past and future pain, suffering, and emotional distress damages, and other pecuniary damages. Funeral expenses and other wrongful death damages may be available in the in the event of the loss of a loved one caused by boater negligence.

Call the O’Dea Law Firm telephone no. 651-407-5155 for a free consultation to talk to Mr. O’Dea about the circumstances of you boating accident case.