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Boat Accident Lawyer-Samer HabbasA watercraft accident at Lake Havasu resulted in all aboard being injured and the extraction of two Chino men from the wreckage. Accident investigators say the accident occurred near California Cove in Needles late in the evening on April 16. San Bernardino County Sheriff’s personnel responding to the accident found the wreckage of the large ski boat around 10:30 p.m. that evening in the desert nearly 50 feet from the shoreline.

The Chino men were found trapped inside the wreckage and had to be pulled from under the boat’s steering wheel and passenger side glove compartment by firefighters. One of the men and two other passengers were airlifted to area trauma centers. Deputies believe that one of the trapped men was driving the 21-foot Shockwave ski boat at about 50 mph around 10 p.m. that evening toward a launch ramp when it struck the shoreline. The investigation is ongoing, but deputies believe that alcohol was a contributing factor in the accident.

California watercraft and boating accident lawyer Samer Habbas would like to remind boaters that boat operators with blood-alcohol concentrations above the legal limit are more than ten times more likely to be fatally injured in an accident than sober boaters. He and other Southern California watercraft and boating accident attorneys would also like to remind boating enthusiasts that more than one-third of all boating and watercraft accidents involve alcohol. In alcohol-related boating accidents, roughly two-thirds of fatalities are passengers.

People who operate watercrafts from jet skis to aircraft carriers have an obligation to operate their vessels in a safe and responsible manner. If negligence is found to be a contributing factor in an accident, operators can be held liable for damages. If you or someone you care for has been injured or killed in an accident caused by a negligent operator, call 888.848.5084 to schedule a free consultation with Long Beach watercraft and boating accident lawyer Samer Habbas.

Resource link:  Two People Extracted from Wreckage of California Boating Accident

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Samer Habbas is a California attorney with over 18 years of experience in personal injury law. Throughout his career, he has successfully recovered over $300 million for his clients, solidifying his reputation as a leading advocate in the field.

Samer swiftly gained recognition for his adept negotiation skills and unwavering dedication to his clients. His practice spans a wide range of personal injury cases, including car accidents, dog bites, funeral home abuse, premises liability, and wrongful death.

Samer is known for his compassionate approach and commitment to securing favorable outcomes for his clients. His expertise has earned him the trust and respect of both his clients and his peers within the legal community. He is also deeply invested in giving back to his community. He actively participates in pro bono work and volunteers his time to various charitable organizations. Samer is a champion for those who have been wronged, leveraging his extensive experience and expertise to make a meaningful difference in the lives of his clients and his community.