Were You Injured in a Boat Accident?
Contact Our Houston Boat Accident Lawyer About Your Potential Claim
Like traffic collisions, boating accidents are responsible for an unsettling number of personal injuries and wrongful deaths throughout Texas. Our Houston boat accident lawyer is committed to seeking justice for victims through personal injury claims and lawsuits.
According to Texas Parks & Wildlife, more than 200 people were involved in boat accidents in 2013. 22 of these incidents involved a fatality. Accidents happen, but the majority of these situations were avoidable. In fact, safety experts believe intoxicated boat operators are responsible for many of these injuries.
Boating Injury Statistics in Texas
- 50% of boating accidents involved alcohol
- In 2013, 200 people were arrested for boating under the influence
- The majority of boating accidents happen between 12:00 p.m. and 7 p.m.
Causes of Boat Accidents in Texas
While intoxication plays a role in many boat accidents, a variety of factors contribute to these collisions. Other common causes of boating accidents include:
- Speeding or reckless operating
- Distractions such as failing to look out
- Inexperienced boat operators
Your Rights After a Boating Injury
If you sustained an injury by no fault of your own, you can seek compensation through an accident claim or lawsuit. With the help of a Houston boat accident lawyer, you can recover damages for medical expenses, missed wages, property damage and more.
Your boating accident case relies on two factors: negligence and liability. With the help of our firm, you can demonstrate that the other party – another boat operator, for example – acted carelessly or negligently, causing your accident and injuries.
How Our Houston Boat Accident Attorney Can Help You
After an accident, it is important to investigate the incident and gather any evidence to support your case. Our firm has successfully helped countless clients recover the money they needed after a serious, life-changing, accident. Speak with a board-certified personal injury attorney from the Law Office of Daniel D. Horowitz, III PC today. Call us at (832) 225-4902 or fill out our case evaluation form.