Navigation Links
Boat Accident Attorneys Discuss New Statistics That Reveal Decrease in Michigan Boating Accidents
Date:7/18/2013

Southfield, Michigan (PRWEB) July 19, 2013

According to a recent study released by the United States Coast Guard on May 13, 2013 (http://www.uscgboating.org/assets/1/workflow_staging/Page/705.PDF), in Michigan, in 2012 there were 103 boating accidents, down from 129 in 2011. In 2012, sixteen people were killed in Michigan boating accidents and another 65 victims suffered serious injuries.

Research shows that drowning is the main cause of death when compared to recreational boating accidents. The five most common type of recreational boat that lead to the most drowning injuries and deaths in 2012 include: open motor boats (211), canoes (43), kayaks (40), cabin motorboats (35), and pontoons (30).

In addition, it was found that boating accidents are extremely costly. In Michigan, boating accidents cost nearly $ 410,525 in damages last year; the average insurance claim is about $2,000 or more in damages per injured victim.

A boating accident victim who suffered a drowning injury may be able to file a Michigan lawsuit. These include claims for payment of pain and suffering damages, medical bills incurred as a result of your injuries, and more.

Standards for liability in a boating accident vary from state to state. In most cases, a person is at fault if he or she acted negligently. The general rule is that people act negligently when they do not conduct themselves as a reasonable person would in a similar situation. This usually means whether they followed all safety rules including providing the adequate amount of life vests on board and were mindful of the safety of their passengers and other boaters.

Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. Michigan boat accident lawyers are currently representing several victims injured or killed in a boating accident.

“There are strict time limitations when filing a boat accident lawsuit in Michigan, so it is important that a victim understands their legal rights and contacts an experienced Michigan boat accident attorney as soon as possible after their boat accident injury drowning accident,” says Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. Firm Partner and boat accident attorney, Lawrence J. Buckfire.

About: Buckfire & Buckfire Boating Accident Attorneys

Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. is a Michigan personal injury law firm that has developed a reputation as experienced legal professionals who produce consistent proven results. The Firm has significant experience in representing victims killed or injured in a boating accident.

The attorneys represent clients under a No Win No Fee promise, meaning no legal fees or costs unless a case is settled or won and offer a free, no obligation consultation. For more information about he award winning law firm and to discuss your boat injury case with one of Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C.’s experienced lawyers call toll-free at (800) 606-1717 or visit the law firm website at http://www.BuckfireLaw.com

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/7/prweb10943644.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Semi Truck Accident Victim Says It Is Vital For Family Members To Call Us ASAP-If A Loved One Is A Innocent Victim Catastrophic Semi Truck Accident-Nationwide
2. Semi Truck Accident Victims Center Now Offers Vacation Passenger Vehicle Drivers Some Vital Safety Tips When Sharing The Highway With A Semi Truck Or Commercial Truck
3. Sunrise FL Car Accident Lawyers The Berman Law Firm Now Offer Legal Consultations for All Car, Truck, Motorcycle Crash Victims and Personal Injury Cases
4. Michael Wright, Ohio Car Accident Attorney and Founding Partner of Wright & Schulte LLC, Appears on Fox19’s Moore Law Show
5. hCGTreatments / Diet Doc hCG Diets & Weight Loss Plans Announce New hCG Diet Plans that Quickly Burn Fat and Could Decrease the Risk of Dying in Car Accidents
6. Semi Truck Accident Victims Center Urges Family Members Of Innocent Victims Involved In A Serious Accident On I-10 To Call Them For Their Instant Vital Services
7. Deltona FL Car Accident Lawyers The Berman Law Firm Now Offer Legal Consultations for All Car, Truck, Motorcycle Crash Victims and Personal Injury Cases
8. Vero Beach Car Accident Lawyers The Berman Law Firm Now Offer Legal Consultations for All Car, Truck, Motorcycle Crash Victims and Personal Injury Cases
9. Hobe Sound Car Accident Lawyers The Berman Law Firm Now Offer Legal Consultations for All Car, Truck, Motorcycle Crash Victims and Personal Injury Cases
10. The Semi Truck Accident Victims Center Urges Families Of Innocent Victims Of A Semi Truck Accident In Montana, Idaho Or Wyoming To Call Them For An On The Spot Response
11. Semi Truck Accident Victims Center Now Warns Families of A Innocent Victims Seriously Hurt In A Semi Truck Crash To Get A Very Good Legal Team And They Offer To Help
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:2/12/2016)... , ... February 12, 2016 , ... A lot has ... 35 years. A president has access to health and wellness resources most Americans could ... world, no single individual has a schedule as frenetic as the U.S. President. ...
(Date:2/12/2016)... ... February 12, 2016 , ... ... growth in the field of long term care. With that, says Patrick Loughney, ... healthcare professionals in administrative roles in long term care environments. His company, which ...
(Date:2/12/2016)... Aliso Viejo, CA (PRWEB) , ... February 12, 2016 , ... ... by Pixel Film Studios. The new cartoon style themes are great for showcasing pictures, ... with completely customized scene generators, titles like introductions, lower thirds, transitions and a beautiful ...
(Date:2/11/2016)... ... February 12, 2016 , ... Fitbody Personal Training offers outdoor training classes ... way to get fit and healthy. Located in Phoenixville, PA, the classes are structured ... designed for horseback riders who want to lose weight and tone up. This class ...
(Date:2/11/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... February 11, 2016 , ... ... (DMPG) will use the action analytics leader’s population health solutions, MDinsight® and ... clinical support to the Atlanta-area healthcare system. Details of the contract were not ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:2/12/2016)... DIEGO and SEOUL, South ... Silicon Biosys­tems Menarini and Macrogen, Inc. today announced ... assays and innovative procedures for precision medicine in ... combine Silicon Biosystems, DEPArray™ digital-sorting technology with Macrogen,s ... of tests certified under the Clinical Laboratory Improvement ...
(Date:2/12/2016)... BUFORD, Ga. , Feb. 12 2016  OMS ... office-based dental and medical practitioners, announced today the recent ... website offers visitors a variety of features that enhance ... purchase oral surgery supplies. --> ... Supply is a fairly new company that started in ...
(Date:2/12/2016)... Ungarn, February 12, 2016 ... sich auf den ungedeckten medizinischen Bedarf bei ... Ergebnisse seines klinischen Forschungsprogramms bekannt. Das Programm, ... ergab Verbesserungen ihrer respiratorischen Funktionen und anderer ... , ein Medizintechnikunternehmen, das sich auf den ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: