West Point Lake Boating Accident Lawyer
West Point Lake is the hot spot for thousands of visitors each year. People enjoy the lake’s three public swimming beaches, fishing piers, and campgrounds without a care in the world. However, every so often, an unsuspecting visitor is unfortunately the victim of a boat accident.
Boating accidents happen all the time, and the causes can vary. Sometimes a boat operator was traveling at reckless and unsafe speeds on the water. Other times, a boat owner may be under the influence of drugs or alcohol or otherwise negligent when operating the vehicle. Even more tragic is when an accident results because the boat has a malfunctioning part.
While many boaters follow safety rules and regulations set forth by the state, there are many who chose to drive recklessly. Sometimes operators are negligent, and as a result, people are hurt, with injuries ranging from a minor broken bone to more serious brain injuries. Whether the injured victims are passengers and operators of other vessels or swimmers, there is always a risk of long-term injury and enormous medical bills. If you have been injured in a boating accident, you may be entitled to compensation for your damages.
If you have been involved in a boat accident in Georgia, it is important that you speak with an experienced attorney as soon as possible. Call Scholle Law at 770-717-5100 to schedule a free initial consultation.