Boating Accidents

South Carolina is home to beautiful beaches and coastline, and of course, the lovely Lake Murray. Although these waterways are a big part of what makes South Carolina special, the actions of irresponsible boaters can often cause serious damages. Unfortunately, boating accident injuries can be very serious and, in some cases, even deadly. In fact, each year, boating accidents cause thousands of injuries. If you have been injured in a boating accident, the experienced attorneys at Cavanaugh & Thickens can help ensure that you receive the compensation you deserve.

Boating Accident Lawyer

Common South Carolina Boating Injuries

If you have suffered injuries from a boating accident, it is crucial, to seek the advice of an experienced attorney immediatley after seeking proper medical care. Common boating accident injuries include:

  • Debilitating bone breaks
  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Soft tissue injuries
  • Whiplash and spinal cord injuries
  • Burns and smoke inhalation
  • Exposure to toxic chemicals

What to Do After a Boat Accident

We know that a boating accident is not something you ask for. However, in the event that a boating accident does occur, our number one priority is to help you recover and move on with your normal life.

Directly following the accident, it’s important to seek immediate medical care for everyone injured. Then, document your injuries and get contact information from all those involved. As soon as possible, it is also critical to contact an experienced attorney. Also, the longer you wait to file, the more difficult the claim becomes. Act quickly to ensure that you receive the compensation you deserve.

South Carolina Boating Injury Lawyer

At Cavanaugh & Thickens, our clients are our number one priority. That’s why we work with insurance companies and negotiate with the other party’s attorneys to help you get the best result.

If you have been injured in a South Carolina boat accident, you may be entitled to compensation for your injuries. Contact Cavanaugh & Thickens today to schedule a free consultation. We can discuss the specifics of your case and help you understand your rights.

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