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Heading out on a boat should be a fun experience for everyone involved, but there are times when boat accidents occur. Unfortunately, these incidents regularly lead to severe injuries for those involved. At Gerber Injury Law, we are here to help if you need a Glendale boat accident attorney by your side. We have years of experience investigating complex injury claims throughout Arizona, and we know what it takes to determine liability so we can help our clients recover maximum compensation for their losses.
Why Choose Gerber Injury Law for Your Boat Accident Claim?
- At Gerber Injury Law, we have the resources necessary to handle even the most complex injury claims anywhere in the state of Arizona.
- Clients throughout this state trust us with their most challenging cases, and we will meet one-on-one with clients, discuss their goals, and work towards tailored solutions.
- We take Glendale boat accident cases on a contingency fee basis. This means the client will not have to pay any upfront or out-of-pocket costs related to their case.
How Will a Glendale Boat Accident Lawyer Help Your Case?
Boating accidents typically become complicated injury claims, often because it can be challenging to determine who actually caused the boat crash. There is an abundance of both private boating activity and commercial boat activity throughout the state of Arizona. When a boat crash occurs and causes injuries to those involved, an extensive investigation must be conducted. A Glendale boat accident lawyer will use their resources to fully investigate the incident in order to determine liability.
An attorney will also make sure that their client is fully evaluated by a trusted medical expert who can estimate total medical costs. Using this information, an attorney will vigorously negotiate with the insurance carriers involved (regardless of whether or not this is a commercial incident or a crash caused by a private boat owner).
Boat Accidents Regularly Result in Severe Injuries
When we look at data available from the US Coast Guard, we can see that boat accidents have been increasing in Arizona over the last five years. During the latest reporting year, 162 boat accidents occurred in the state of Arizona. Out of these incidents, there were 10 total fatalities and many other injuries.
According to the Coast Guard, some of the most common injuries caused by boating accidents include:
- Broken and dislocated bones
- Burn injuries
- Carbon monoxide poisoning
- Electric shocks
- Internal organ damage
- Bruising or scrapes
- Spinal cord injuries
- Sprains or strains
Boat crash victims in Glendale have a limited amount of time to file lawsuits in civil courts. The Arizona personal injury statute of limitations is two years from the date an accident occurs. This gives boat accident victims a two-year timeframe with which to file a lawsuit against the alleged negligent party, or they will likely lose the ability to recover any compensation at all.
Contact a Glendale Boat Accident Lawyer Today
If you or a loved one has been injured in a boating accident in Glendale or throughout this area of Arizona, you can count on the team at Gerber Injury Law to help you through this. We have the resources necessary to investigate every aspect of your claim in order to determine liability. Our goal is to make sure you recover maximum compensation from insurance carriers and at-fault parties.
What Our Clients Say
"Thank you, Ken, for the great work you did on my personal injury case! … You’re a real pro and I was proud to have you representing me!"Meadlowlark Lemon • Harlem Globetrotter
"Mr. Gerber and his staff were very helpful after my accident, taking all the stress and worries off my hands and really doing a great job!"V.C.
"Words don’t begin to express my appreciation for the excellent way Gerber Injury Law handled my injury case."A.R.