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How a Lawyer Helps in New York Watercraft Accidents

When the weather in New York is clear, it can be a great time for people to take out the boats and get on the water. Watercrafts are great when they’re used properly, but there are times when negligence comes into play, even on the water.

Typically, drinking while boating, distractions, and inexperience are all possible factors that can lead to a serious crash on the water. Injuries can be severe due to the lack of safety equipment, as well as the possibility of fatal injuries. After this type of crash, hiring a New York watercraft accident attorney is important.

Collecting Proper Evidence

A lawyer can help you get the correct evidence and everything that is necessary to help you build a strong case. This includes medical records, any reports of the crash, and eyewitness testimony that can help strengthen your position.

Protection from Insurance Companies

Some insurance companies are not always looking out for the others’ best interests. Instead, they want to focus on their own profits, which means paying out as little as possible. They may try to devalue the claim of the victim or even turn it against them, trying to deny responsibility.

Guiding You Through Trial

Going through legal matters after something as serious as a watercraft accident can be difficult. You don’t want to have to deal with the complexities involved, as well as the contentious matters. Having a lawyer can help you get through everything without having to stress about what happens next.

When it comes to counseling clients through one of the most difficult times in their lives, our team at Levine and Wiss works hard to protect their rights. We know how troubling it can be to move forward without knowing how you can afford medical care or no longer being able to work. You deserve compensation and we’re here to help.

Call our firm today for a free consultation.