Birmingham Reckless Boating Lawyers

Reckless behavior while operating a boat is irresponsible and dangerous. The inherent dangers of being on a boat are amplified when operators behave recklessly. Many people tend to drive boats more recklessly than their cars, despite the absence of clear-cut lanes on the water.

Reckless boaters must be held accountable for their dangerous actions. If you have been injured as a result of someone else’s recklessness while operating a boat, the Birmingham reckless boating lawyers of Yearout & Traylor, P.C., are ready to provide the legal help you need. Contact us today at 205-414-8160 for a free case evaluation.

Reckless Boating

Boat collisions carry many of the same dangers as car accidents with the added risk of someone falling overboard and potentially drowning. Because they feel they have more room to operate and are moving more slowly, many people exercise less caution while driving a boat than they do in their cars. Reckless boating accidents are often caused by:

  • Ignorance of boating rules
  • Piloting a boat too near to swimmers
  • Speeding
  • Creating strong wakes in congested areas
  • Boating under the influence of drugs or alcohol

Because boating classes are not always required, many boat operators perform dangerous, and illegal, maneuvers without even knowing it. Ignorance of the law is not an excuse to break it, especially when lives are at stake.

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If you have been injured as a result of someone else’s reckless boating, the Birmingham reckless boating lawyers of Yearout & Traylor, P.C., are prepared to take on your case. Contact us by calling 205-414-8160 today.