Even if you follow boating safety protocols, exercise good judgment on the water, and are considerate of other boaters, boating accidents can still happen.
While not all boating accidents involve personal injury or extensive property damage, it’s important to remember that there are certain conditions under which boaters are obligated to report accidents. When you’re unsure, it’s best to err on the side of caution.
Circumstances in which boating accidents should be reported to local authorities include:
In the event of serious accidents in which boaters may be injured and property damage is evident, the following steps should be taken:
If you have been injured or a loved one was killed due to the negligence of another boat operator, please contact the Little Rock, Arkansas, boating accident attorneys at the Duncan Firm for a free case consultation.