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A duck boat is an amphibious tour bus used to show tourists around a city via waterways and roadways. It is not considered a ferry. Recently, many accidents have occurred in and around duck boats while they are being operated on land and in the water. The tour boat accidents have caused injuries and deaths.

What Are the Type of Injuries Sustained in Duck Boat Accidents?

The injuries can depend on whether the accident happened while the vehicle was on land or in the water. For example, boating accident injuries that can happen while the bus is in the water include:

If the accident happens on land, a passenger may sustain:

Can I Sue If I Am Injured on a Duck Boat?

Yes. Duck boat companies are considered common carriers. They offer services to the general public in exchange for payment. As a common carrier, the duck boat company has a duty to:

What Must I Prove to Win a Lawsuit Against a Duck Boat Company?

A plaintiff must prove the duck boat operator negligently caused the accident. Negligence is the failure to use care a common carrier would in similar or same circumstances. To prove negligence, a plaintiff has to show:

Do I Need a Personal Injury Lawyer for a Duck Boat Accident?

If you were injured by a duck boat, it is in your best interest to speak with a personal injury lawyer about the accident. The lawyer can file a lawsuit on your behalf and negotiate any settlement.

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Last Modified: 10-16-2015 11:54 AM PDT

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