Virginia Boat Accident Lawyer

     Thousands of people are injured or killed each year in boating accidents. These accidents frequently result in serious injuries, lost wages, and unpaid medical bills. Personal injury attorney Ed Meade is a boating enthusiast with many years of experience on the water. He is especially well-qualified to handle boat and personal watercraft accidents. He is familiar with the Virginia laws and regulations that govern all areas of boating and water safety.

     Boating accidents are usually caused by operator error, inattention, and careless and reckless boat operation. Serious boating accidents frequently involve excessive speed, inappropriate behavior, alcohol, and improper lookout. It is important to get answers to the following questions when investigating a boating accident:

  • Was the operator of the boat intoxicated at the time of the accident?
  • Was the operator of the boat traveling at an excessive speed at the time of the accident?
  • Was the operator of the boat in compliance with applicable regulations regarding the safe operation of the watercraft?

     In many cases there is significant insurance money available to compensate individuals who are injured in boating accidents. If you or a loved one has been seriously injured or killed in a boating accident, please call personal injury attorney Ed Meade at The Meade Law Firm today in order to schedule a free personal injury case evaluation. We want to help. (804) 377-2273.