Boat Collisions occur for many reasons, from improper driving and impairment from alcohol to boat manufacturer product liability. Injuries from boat accidents in Kansas can be serious. If you or someone you know owns, operates, or uses a boat or other watercraft vessel and is the victim of an accident, seek immediate medical attention and retain all information possible about your injuries and the situation that lead to the vessel collision.

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The term "vessel" includes every description of watercraft or other artificial contrivance used, or capable of being used, as a means of transportation on the water. Terms used to describe the various types of watercraft are: airboats, auxiliary sailboats, cabin motorboat, canoe, houseboat, inflatable boat, kayak, open motorboat, personal watercraft, pontoon boat, raft, rowboat, and sailboat.

A vessel is considered to be involved in a "boating accident" whenever a death, missing person, personal injury, property damage, or total vessel loss results from the vessel's operation, construction, seaworthiness, equipment, or machinery.

Reservoirs managed by the Bureau of Reclamation in Kansas:
Insurance companies and boat manufacturers have attorneys working on their behalf, and so should you. If you or someone you know has been involved in a boat collision, boating accident or boat crash at any of these reservoirs in Kansas, contact Hoffmeister Doherty & Webb LLC to determine if you are entitled to compensation for your physical and/or economic injuries as well as lost time.

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