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.
All boating accidents require a written report sent to the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources within 10 days.
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
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
To prove negligence, you must:
Establish duty of care
Demonstrate breach of that duty
Establish the causation of the accident
A boating accident attorney will help you with this step.
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
An experienced boating accident attorney will help you understand your rights and fight for fair compensation.
Read the full post to learn about the steps needed to file a boating accident injury claim.
Contact Mahony Law – a Wisconsin boating accident attorney – today and schedule a FREE consultation.