Alabama Boating Accident Lawyer

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More than one million boaters take to Alabama waterways annually for recreation and relaxation. From lakes and rivers to 53 miles of coastline along the Gulf of Mexico, there are plenty of boating opportunities for everyone.

While boating is supposed to be fun, it can quickly become a tragedy if an accident occurs. Sadly, the most current statistics from the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) show that boat accidents in Alabama are at a record high.

Have you or someone you love been hurt in a boat-related accident? A boat accident lawyer at Stokes Stemle, LLC can discuss your rights to compensation after being injured in a boat accident during a free consultation. Call or contact us online today.

Injuries from Alabama Boat Accidents

The USCG data shows 4,168 boating accidents nationwide in a recent year, resulting in 613 deaths and 2,559 injuries. Alabama saw 101 accidents, 28 deaths, and 58 injuries during that period, a five-year high for the state.

The most common Alabama boating accident injuries include:

  • Cuts and lacerations
  • Broken bones
  • Scrapes and bruises
  • Concussions
  • Hypothermia
  • Sprains and strains
  • Internal organ damage