How to File a Personal Injury Claim After a Boating Accident in Wisconsin

Boating accidents are common during the summertime in Wisconsin – and can be extremely devastating. If you were injured in an accident, here are the steps to file a claim.

Report the Incident

All boating accidents require a written report sent to the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources within 10 days.

Collect Your Evidence

Evidence in a boating accident should include (but is not limited to):

The police report detailing the collision

The medical staff’s assessment at the scene

Insurance claims to medical records

Witness statements

Property damage

Find a Reputable Boating Accident Lawyer

A reputable boating accident attorney should have:

Proven experience handling similar boating accident cases

A strong track record for winning personal injury cases

A responsive team with a caring and helpful demeanor

Determine & Prove Negligence

To prove negligence, you must:

Establish duty of care

Demonstrate breach of that duty

Establish the causation of the accident

Prove damages

A boating accident attorney will help you with this step.

Pursue Financial Compensation

Financial compensation includes (but is not limited to):

Medical bills Future medical treatment Property damage Lost wages Pain and suffering Reduced quality of life Loss of companionship

Get in Touch with Boating Accident Lawyer

An experienced boating accident attorney will help you understand your rights and fight for fair compensation.

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Have Questions?

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