When Fun Leads to Serious Injury You Need Knowledgeable Legal Representation

Jet Skis and similar personal watercraft (PWC) are enjoyed by increasing numbers in America’s rivers, lakes, bays, and shores. What many may not realize is that PWCs have their own eccentricities and can be difficult to control, which makes it surprising that they are such a popular water recreation vehicle for so many beginners. When something goes wrong with a fast-moving, finicky watercraft that leaves riders virtually unprotected, the results can be catastrophic. Make sure you have the help of a seasoned recreational accident attorney who is well-versed in jet ski accident cases to protect your rights and get you the just compensation you need.

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Why Partner with Presley & Presley Trial Attorneys for Your Jet Ski Accident Case?

Presley & Presley is a powerful small firm focusing on important cases to help individuals rather than taking on large numbers of cases. Our Kansas City injury law team provides award-winning representation regionally and nationally, winning some of the largest cases nationwide on behalf of clients who have experienced insurance bad faith, catastrophic injuries, and wrongful death. We know the combined strength that comes with partnership and we are enthusiastic about the opportunity to use our substantial experience, skill, and resources to help referring attorneys and their clients get justice for what has happened to them. Our reputation precedes us when it comes to dealing with big insurance companies and the corporations they represent. They know what it will mean if they meet us in the courtroom, so insurers frequently reconsider their stance and come to terms with a meaningful settlement when they know we are involved. We not only help people recover from what they have lost, but we use our wins to drive true industry reform and advance public safety so such tragedies don’t continue to occur.

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Speak with an Experienced, Award-Winning National Injury Lawyer in Kansas City

A personal injury lawyer on our team has the experience and expertise to help people in cases against big national companies and their insurers. Schedule a consultation today to discuss what we can do for you. We are fierce advocates when it comes to obtaining damages for catastrophic jet ski accident injuries, such as:

  • Brain Trauma
  • Spinal Cord Injuries
  • Paralysis
  • Amputations
  • Disfigurement
  • Wrongful Death
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Sources of Liability from Jet Ski Manufacturing or Design Defects

While many may think that there is no one to blame but oneself after an accident, it is crucial that a full and thorough investigation be conducted after a serious jet ski accident. While there may be multiple sources of liability for what has happened, it is important that any manufacturing defects, defective parts, or design defects are discovered and documented—not just to recover fair compensation but to help ensure no one else suffers the same tragedy. Jet Skis and other similar personal watercraft defects can result in serious accidents due to the following incidents:

  • Steering and Handling Issues
  • Throttle Malfunctions
  • Faulty Fuel Systems
  • Engine Defects
  • Structural Weaknesses
  • Faulty Safety Features
  • Improper Propulsion Design
  • Defective Electronic Systems
  • Bilge Pump Issues
  • Poorly Designed Seating or Footwells

Additional Negligence Found in Jet Ski Accident Cases

In addition to defects in the craft itself, other common sources of negligence can lay with other personal watercraft users and boaters (such as being struck by another craft) and negligent jet ski rental companies. Renting a jet ski does not require any special license or experience in most cases but rental companies still have a duty to ensure a renter’s safety on their equipment. A jet ski rental company may share liability for an accident if it is found they are responsible for insufficient maintenance and repairs, insufficient training on safe use, insufficient or missing safety equipment, renting jet skis out during inclement weather, and other negligent acts.

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You are not Alone in Your Fight for Justice against Negligence Contact Presley & Presley Today

Contact our Kansas City law offices today from anywhere in the U.S. or the world to schedule a free initial consultation. Our injury attorney team is here to advocate for people who have suffered devastating losses and need their stories heard. Your battle is our battle.

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