Experienced Advocates For Boat Accident Victims
With our close proximity to the Chesapeake Bay and Potomac River, we are in an ideal location for boating. Unfortunately, many Maryland, DC and Virginia residents end up severely injured each year due to negligent boaters.
At Wampler & Souder, LLC, our personal injury attorneys have decades of experience advocating for people injured in boat and other watercraft accidents. We put our clients first and will help you fight for maximum compensation.
Boating Comes With Serious Risks
While a great summer pastime, boating is also accompanied with risk of serious injury and even death. Many boat operators fail to devote the attention and caution that they need while on the water. Below are some of the main causes of boat accidents in the mid-Atlantic region:
- Operator intoxication
- Operator distraction
- Operator inexperience
- Excessive speeding
- Hazardous conditions
- Violating navigational rules
The Dangers Of Intoxicated Boat Operators
While many people know not to operate a car under the influence of alcohol, that same logic is not always applied to boating. Many view summer afternoons on the boat as a social outing, often accompanied by alcohol.
Operating a boat under the influence of alcohol or drugs is just as dangerous as drunk driving. Each year, drunk boating results in the highest number of deadly boat accidents.
Determining Liability After A Boat Accident
Like car accidents, our personal injury lawyers will look to establish fault after a boat crash. We can investigate what factors played a role in the collision and help prove liability.
We work hard to find evidence that can prove your case and maximize your compensation. This can help you cover medical costs, rehabilitation costs, lost wages from missed work and more.
Contact Wampler & Souder To Discuss Your Case
If you were injured by a negligent boat operator, the accomplished attorneys at Wampler & Souder are prepared to help. We have offices located in Silver Spring, Frederick and Upper Marlboro, Maryland. We invite you to schedule a consultation at the office location most convenient for you. Call us at 301-732-7675 or contact us online today.
You do not pay any attorney fees unless we recover compensation on your behalf.