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Fredericton Boating Accident Lawyer


The beautiful shoreline near Fredericton is best experienced from the water. Local recreational boating enthusiasts know just how breathtaking the scenery can be from aboard their boats. Operating a boat in the waters near the province’s capital can provide an enjoyable escape from the city, and from everyday life on dry land. However, like any motor vehicle, boats can be dangerous. Specific safety measures are required to ensure that a boat’s operator and passengers can relax on the water without incident.

That said, even the most safety-conscience boat operator is vulnerable to the wrongful conduct of negligent or inexperienced boaters. When collisions with other boats or stationary objects occur in the waterways near Fredericton, unsuspecting recreational boaters can lose their lives through trauma, or by drowning. They can also sustain severe injuries as a result of their accidents.

Injuries often sustained in boating accidents near Fredericton include:

  • Concussions
  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Sprains, strains and musculoskeletal injuries
  • Cuts and lacerations
  • Broken and fractured bones
  • Whiplash and other soft-tissue injuries
  • Strains and sprains
  • Musculoskeletal injuries
  • Neck and back injuries
  • Facial and dental injuries
  • Traumatic amputations
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Paralysis
  • And more

In addition to these common injuries, some boat accident victims may sustain anoxic brain injuries if they become trapped underwater after their collision. When these potentially permanent, often debilitating injuries occur, the prolonged lack of oxygen to the brain can cause an accident victim to suffer from both physical and cognitive impairments, sensory losses, and extreme behavioural changes. Similar to the effects of severe traumatic brain injuries, anoxic brain injuries can substantially impact a boating accident victim’s ability to perform their jobs, maintain social relationships, and function independently.

Frequently, boating accidents in the waters near Fredericton are caused by the negligence of other parties. When a boat operator fails to provide a reasonable duty of care to the people around them, severe, life-altering accidents can occur. Because of their negligence, innocent people can lose family members, develop permanent injuries, and incur significant financial losses. If another boater fails to take the safety of others into consideration, they may be liable for resulting damages caused by their negligence. In Fredericton, common causes of boating accidents resulting from negligence include:

  • Operating the boat under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs
  • Distracted boating
  • Excessive speeding
  • Failure to adhere to right-of-way rules
  • Inexperience
  • And more

If you were injured in a boating accident caused by someone else’s negligence, our boating accident lawyers serving Fredericton may be able to help you recover financial compensation for damages you incurred as a result of your accident.

Determining liability in boating accident claims can be difficult. To discuss the circumstances of your accident and learn if you may be eligible to file a lawsuit against the at-fault party whose negligent behaviour caused you to sustain injuries, book a free, initial consultation with our Fredericton boating accident lawyers today.

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Free Consultation for Fredericton Residents – We Don’t Get Paid Unless We Win

At Preszler Injury Lawyers, our boating accident lawyers serving Fredericton are committed to removing financial barriers to our legal services in order to best serve injured members of the community. To learn about options for financial recovery that may be available to you, call our Fredericton boating accident lawyers for a free, no-obligation, initial consultation.

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Schedule a call with our personal injury legal intake team. Our team is available 24/7 so call us now to book your call. Our scheduled intake allows you to tell us details about your accident and gives our legal team an opportunity to review your case and advise you on possible solutions and outcomes. The best part is, if you decide to hire us after this call - you don't pay anything unless we win. We can help clients regardless of where they reside in Nova Scotia & New Brunswick so let us help you get started on your road to recovery.

 

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