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Looking Out For Boat Accident Victims And Their Families

Boating and other water activities are favorite pastimes in Missouri and Kansas. The operators of boats, personal watercraft or anything else you can put in the water all have a responsibility to make safety their top priority. When people get careless and accidents happen, it puts the lives of innocent people at serious risk of injury or death.

If you or a loved one has suffered a serious injury in an accident involving any type of watercraft, you should seek the advice of a reliable lawyer. These are complex cases, however, and having skillful representation behind you can help to ensure that your interests are protected.

Experienced Attorneys Handling All Watercraft Accidents Claims

The attorneys at Kelly, Symonds & Reed, LLC, have extensive experience handling all types of personal injury cases, including boating accident cases. We have negotiated fair settlements for numerous clients and taken these cases before a jury when necessary.

No matter what the circumstances surrounding your injury may have been, we will do everything we can to secure the best possible outcome on your behalf.

We are prepared to represent you in any type of claim involving a boat or other type of watercraft, including the following:

  • Injuries arising from a boat collision
  • Boat propeller injuries
  • Boats that run over swimmers, people on personal watercraft and others
  • Death by drowning
  • Accidents involving intoxicated boaters
  • Accidents arising from reckless or otherwise negligent behavior
  • Injuries arising from boat equipment malfunctions
  • Boat dock electrocutions

Common Injuries Suffered In Boating Accidents

Injuries suffered in boating accidents are often incredibly serious and can include:

  • Serious head injuries
  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Lacerations
  • Broken bones
  • Amputation
  • Serious back and spinal cord injuries

Injuries can result in serious scarring and disfigurement in addition to nerve damage and paralysis in some cases. Health care costs can add up quickly in these types of cases, which insurers may avoid paying by making lowball offers. Our attorneys seek full compensation in these types of cases. If an insurer isn’t playing fair, we’re not afraid to take them to court to get the best possible settlement.

Don’t Hesitate To Get Our Help Today

Contact our office in Lee’s Summit to discuss your accident claim with one of our skilled litigators. We are available during regular business hours and by appointment at other times. You can reach us by calling 816-347-1818 or using our online contact form.