From our offices in Morgantown, WV, our personal injury attorneys are well situated to represent those injured on our West Virginia lakes and rivers.
Personal Injury Attorneys serving the Cheat Lake, Tygart Lake, and Sutton Lake areas of West Virginia
The first priority of all boat and wave runner operators should be safety. As boating increases in popularity at Cheat Lake, Tygart Lake, and Sutton Lake, the utmost caution is necessary to prevent injuries from occurring to passengers in the boat, swimmers, those skiing or tubing, and others in the surrounding area. A number of factors can lead to a boating accident, first among them is alcohol.
Some causes for boating accidents:
•· DWI or DUI (driving while intoxicated) - alcohol is a factor in many boat related accidents
•· Driver error or inattention
•· Excessive speed
•· Driver inexperience
•· Equipment failure
•· Unfavorable water or weather conditions
•· Debris in water
•· Failure to keep a lookout for other objects, boats, or swimmers
Morgantown, WV Boat Accident Attorneys
Our Morgantown personal injury lawyers can sit down with you and evaluate your claim and advise you on the different legal remedies available to you. The experience our West Virginia injury attorneys have gained in representing victims of various types of motor vehicle accidents including boating collisions and fatalities confirms the fact that many injuries and deaths are caused by irresponsible or negligent actions on the part of the boat operator. This negligence plays a key role in the circumstances that leave accident victims with lifelong injuries from these boating mishaps, or worse, the loss of innocent lives.
At the Robinette Legal Group, PLLC, attorneys for the injured represent clients in serious injury cases involving boating and jet ski collisions and accidents. If we determine that your case has merit, our firm will invest the resources necessary to prove your case, including the hiring of experts and investigators to prove that you are entitled to recover compensation for the injuries and losses you sustained. If we agree to represent you on a contingency basis and do not collect money for you, you owe us no fees.
If you have been injured or lost a loved one in a boating accident, contact us today to schedule a free consultation at 304-594-1800 or after hours, 304-216-6695.
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