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Wisconsin Boating Accident Lawyer

There are many stunning lakes and waterways in Madison, which offer ample opportunities for recreational boating. However, with this comes the responsibility of understanding the risks associated with boating accidents. A boating accident lawyer can be invaluable during these periods.

Kasieta Legal Group, LLC, uses a whole team approach when working on a case at no extra cost. Proudly serving clients in Madison, greater Wisconsin, and nationwide for more than 25 years, our attorneys understand you deserve high-quality, prompt legal service. In the case of a boat accident, we can represent you, ensuring the liable party(s) is held accountable and you can receive compensation.

Common Forms Of Boat Accidents In Wisconsin

Boating accidents can take various forms, including:

  • Collisions with other vessels
  • Striking submerged objects
  • Capsizing
  • Grounding
  • Overboard falls
  • Fires

Several factors can contribute to boating accidents. Operator inexperience or negligence, excessive speed, alcohol consumption and hazardous weather conditions are the primary contributors.

Laws And Regulations On Boating Accidents

Wisconsin has specific laws and regulations to promote boating safety and mitigate accidents, such as:

  • Operators of motorized boats and personal watercraft (PWC) born on or after January 1, 1989, must complete a boating safety course approved by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR).
  • Children under 10 may not operate a motorboat or PWC with a motor greater than 10 horsepower unless with a 16-year-old older person. Those aged 10 to 12 may operate after completing a boating safety course.
  • No boating is permitted while under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
  • Boaters must carry specific safety equipment onboard their vessels.

Boating accidents may involve complex legal issues. Our experienced attorneys can ensure you comply with all legal requirements and deadlines, protecting your rights and interests throughout the legal process.

We Are Here For You

Dealing with the aftermath of a boating accident can be overwhelming and stressful. At Kasieta Legal Group, we know we only have a chance to make it count, so we give our all. In case of a boat accident, call 608-291-9650 or use our online form today and let us help you find a way forward.

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