About Diving Accidents
Drowning Lawyer Helping Scuba Diving Accident Victims
Scuba diving is an activity that may be performed solely for recreational purposes or may be related to various occupations that require underwater research, collection or other work. Because this is a relatively hazardous practice even with proper training and equipment, the smallest mistake or act of negligence can prove extremely harmful to a diver.
At the Doan Law Firm, P.C. diving accidents are an important part of the firm's aquatic accident practice. A drowning lawyer from the firm can provide experienced legal representation for all types of personal injury and wrongful death claims related to scuba diving accidents and injuries for clients throughout the United States.
Types of Scuba Accidents & Injuries
There are various types of diving accidents that may be related to different types of negligence or even to underwater conditions or marine wildlife. With a driving accident attorney who is experienced in handling cases of this kind by your side, you have the opportunity to seek and recover full financial compensation for medical bills and other expenses associated with the costly treatment of diving-related injuries. This may include cases that involve:
- Dive operator negligence
- Improperly maintained diving equipment
- Defective scuba gear
- Dive team or dive buddy negligence
- Dive instructor negligence or wrongdoing
Collisions with boats,
Jet Skis or other watercraft
Though a diver may have signed a release form before going underwater, there may be loopholes or certain injuries not covered by this type of waiver. An attorney can thoroughly review the matter at hand to determine any and all possible sources for financial compensation. To learn more about the firm's legal services and how they can help you, contact a diving accident lawyer from the firm anytime day or night for a free consultation.