Duck boats are popular at many tourist destinations that Kentucky residents frequent. But, these duck boats have been involved in many accidents recently which is causing some people to question their safety. The most recent wrongful death accident has motivated some to demand that these vehicle be banned.
A recent accident in popular tourist destination, Branson, MO, has shed light on duck boats and whether they are safe to operate. The boats are vehicles that can drive on land and water, making them a unique and popular experience in areas all over the United States. But, a survivor of the Branson tragedy, where 17 people died when a duck boat capsized, is asking people to sign a petition to ban these vehicles. The survivor believes that the boats are unsafe and have design problems. She is asking federal officials to ban the vehicles in order to prevent more tragedies.
No one expects they will be seriously injured when they engage in a fun activity. But, unfortunately negligence can occur regardless of the circumstances. A legal professional who is skilled in personal injury can help their client figure out what happened to cause the accident and who is at fault. If the accident is believed to happen because of negligence, they can hold the negligent party responsible for their mistake. Compensation may be available for medical expenses, funeral expenses, lost wages and other damages.
An unexpected accident can affect a family forever. These accidents often put families in financial hardship because of medical and funeral bills along with lost wages and emotional trauma. Holding a negligent party responsible for their mistake is important in making sure no other family has to suffer.