Boat Accident Attorneys in Arizona
Swimming pools, lakes and rivers ― including the Colorado River, Lake Powell, Lake Mead, Lake Mohave and Lake Havasu ― are popular places for people throughout Arizona to enjoy a warm day. However, negligence can quickly turn a relaxing day into one of tragedy. If you or your loved one has sustained a boating or water accident injury, talk to an experienced lawyer.
Do you need legal assistance in Phoenix or the surrounding area regarding a boating accident, water accident or drowning? Call Harris Powers & Cunningham today to schedule a free initial consultation. We can be reached by emailing us or calling 602-910-6779.
Boating, Water Accidents & Drowning Lawyers in Phoenix
Our experienced attorneys offer comprehensive legal help to victims of boating and water accidents and to surviving family members. Turn to our law firm for guidance if you have sustained a serious personal injury or require help with a wrongful death claim due to any of the following:
- Boating accident: Whether caused by an inattentive operator or excessive speed, a boating accident can cause serious injury or death.
- Drunk driving boat accident: According to the U.S. Coast Guard, alcohol is involved in about a third of all recreational boating fatalities.
- Jet-Ski and personal watercraft accident: These watercraft accidents can be caused by inexperienced operators, excessive speed, intoxication and other acts of negligence.
- Swimming pool accident: In partnership with our premises liability practice, we hold negligent pool owners responsible for their harmful actions..
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Boat Accidents in Arizona
Although many people think of Arizona as a dry, desert state, Arizona actually has a large number of boaters — and boating accidents. The Arizona Game and Fish Department reports that a number of boating accidents continue to occur every year in areas along the stretch of the Colorado River that includes Lake Powell, Lake Mead, Saguaro Lake, Lake Mohave and Lake Havasu.
Our boat accident attorneys hold these negligent boat operators accountable for the harm they cause — no matter how complicated or difficult the case. Our team of experienced boat crash lawyers focuses entirely on helping injured people take legal action. When we take a boating accident case, we devote our time and resources to it. We research the facts and laws involved, take pictures and interview witnesses. We make sure that all critical information is collected, building strong and successful cases.
Drunk Driving Boat Accidents
According to the United States Coast Guard, use of alcohol is involved in about a third of all recreational boating fatalities. Deaths and serious personal injury cases that stem from drunk driving boating accidents can be some of the most devastating because they happen unexpectedly. These accidents usually happy during a day of fun and recreation. Although drunk boating is illegal and a person may be criminally prosecuted, injured people also have a right to seek compensation for the harm caused. Located in Phoenix, Arizona, Harris Powers & Cunningham is dedicated to helping drunk boating accident victims get the compensation and resources they need to move forward with their lives.