The boating season is slowly winding down on waterways across Ontario. Boating enthusiasts are turning their minds towards taking their boats out of the water and attending to the required year end maintenance. We hope you enjoyed this spectacular boating season across Ontario and kept safe on the water. However, if you did have the unfortunate luck of being involved in a boating collision or accident, we want to remind you about our expertise in boating personal injury law.
Roderick G. Ferguson, our founding partner, has been cottaging and boating in the Georgian Bay area since the 1970’s and is extremely familiar with the Georgian Bay area and the sometimes tricky task of navigating among the numerous islands.
Mike Laplante has been sailing for over 20 years, primarily on Lake Huron and Georgian Bay, but also on the west coast of Canada. He has encountered almost every type of weather while boating and appreciates the importance of following safety precautions and boating regulations.
Boating Personal Injury Law
In many ways, advancing a claim following a boating accident is similar to the procedure following a car accident. However, there are important differences – for example, no fault insurance benefits are available to car accident victims but not to people injured in a boating accident.
In order to protect your rights, you need to have a lawyer who understands these differences. Having numerous years of first hand boating experience means both Rod and Mike are uniquely qualified to assist clients who have suffered personal injuries while boating. They know boating and they know personal injury law.
If you have been injured in a boating accident, contacting Ferguson Barristers online or toll free at 1-800-563-6348 will give you access to the expertise you need – Ontario’s personal injury lawyers with first hand knowledge of boating in Ontario.