The Lore Law Firm is based in Houston, Texas and represents boating and watercraft accident victims and their families throughout Texas and the United States. We are experienced boaters, with years of real world experience on both commercial vessels and recreational watercraft – so we understand how to evaluate a boat accident claim or boating fatality and are dedicated to ensuring you receive the maximum amount of compensation for your claim.
Common Causes of Boating Accidents in Texas
There are many causes of boat accidents in Texas, as well as water ski accidents, jet ski accidents and other personal watercraft accidents (PWC). To assist you in understanding (and hopefully avoiding) some of the more common causes of these boating and watercraft accidents, we have provided a short list below:
- Careless operation of the boat or watercraft
- Reckless boating
- Failure to keep a proper lookout for other vessels or obstacles
- Operator inexperience
- Passenger or skier behavior
- Drug and alcohol use
- Excessive speed
- Weather conditions
If you lost a loved one in a boating fatality or if you were injured in a watercraft or boating accident, you should seek counsel from an experienced personal injury lawyer who understands boats, boating accidents and boat accident laws to ensure your rights and interests are protected.
Please remember, there are time limitations in which you can bring a boating accident claim for injury or death from a boat or watercraft accident, so contact an experienced lawyer today.