Boat Accidents in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Sailing and boating can be a very popular occurrence in South Dakota; however there are many different rules and regulations that help to keep sailors and recreational boaters safe. Some of these laws include:

  • Personal watercraft must be licensed, numbered and operated in compliance with all state laws and regulations pertaining to motorboats less than 16 feet in length.
  • Individuals under the age of 14 may not operate a motorboat unless there is an individual on the boat who is of 18 years or older, accept in the case of an emergency.
  • All passengers on board a boat must have a US Coast Guard approved life jacket.

There are many other rules and regulations that must be followed including laws pertaining to speed and many others. When these laws are not followed, the results can be catastrophic or even deadly in some cases. Life jackets are designed to save the lives of individuals who are thrown from a boat in the case of an accident. If you are involved in an accident with another vessel due to their negligence then you may be able to collect money damages to help compensate for the cost of treatment and recovery for your injuries as well as reparation for the costs of repair for your vessel.

How can this South Dakota injury firm help you?

If you are seeking to obtain money damages for your injuries or damage done to your property then you will greatly benefit from the legal assistance of a Sioux Falls personal injury attorney from Even Law Firm. Attorney Even has been practicing personal injury law for 25 years with a long history of success in the cases that he handles. Jim also spent 6 years representing insurance companies who were defending against individual claims so he understands the system from a perspective that only select attorneys do. This is an advantage to you in that he will be able to help you build a case specifically designed to defend against the attacks and accusations made by an opposing side. Contact him today for skillful representation of your case.