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Loveland, CO – Man Dies from Injuries in Marina at Carter Lake Incident

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June 3, 2020   Colorado Personal Injury

Loveland, CO (June 3, 2020) – The man critically injured in a boating accident last month has passed away from his injuries, according to reports.

During the evening hours of May 19, the Loveland Fire Rescue Authority responded to the scene of an accident at the marina at Carter Lake in Loveland. A 75-year-old male was in the process of rigging a sailboat when he became entrapped. Crews worked aggressively to free the man from the boat.

The man suffered critical injuries and was rushed to an area hospital for treatment. On June 2, the Larimer County Coroner’s Office announced to the public that the man passed away from his injuries. At this time, the incident remains under investigation.

We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the man who lost his life in this accident.

Fatal Boating Accidents in Colorado

Boat accidents, like most other types of collisions, can happen for a variety of reasons. These unpredictable accidents claim the lives of more than 600 people every year across the United States. This number continues to increase at an alarming rate, leaving numerous families to deal with the overwhelming mental and emotional consequences. To make matters even worse, families are often unprepared to handle the costs of funerals while dealing with lost wages and other financial burdens. When victims lose their lives in boat accidents, it is crucial that their families reach out to accident lawyers in Colorado as soon as possible to explore legal options available.

Our competent Colorado injury lawyers at Burg Simpson have decades of experience helping families hold wrongdoers accountable for their actions. We investigate the circumstances surrounding boat accidents to determine if negligent property owners, defective parts, or the negligent and reckless actions of others are the cause of each accident. Our team is compassionate about helping grieving families get the justice they deserve after losing loved ones unexpectedly in accidents. We provide trusted and true legal representation and aggressively negotiate full and fair settlements that ensure our clients are in the best position possible to move forward after an unexpected loss.

Since 1977, the trial lawyers at Burg Simpson have fought aggressively to ensure the legal rights and best interests of victims and their families are protected. Our team strives to ensure those impacted by a tragic loss are able to secure the maximum amount of compensation necessary to cover lost wages, funeral services, medical treatment, and more. If your loved one lost their life in an accident, contact our Colorado personal injury lawyers at (888) 895-2080 to schedule a free case evaluation at your earliest convenience. Meet with our Colorado wrongful death attorneys to discuss the circumstances surrounding the death of your loved one to determine what legal options are available for you.

Note: Independent sources were used in the creation of this post.  These sources include news reports, police reports, eye-witness reports, social media reports, and first-hand accounts about the injury accident. For that reason, the facts pertaining to the specific events surrounding this accident have not been independently verified by our writing team. If there is any information that is not correct about a specific incident or if you would prefer that the post be removed, please reach out to us as soon as possible so that we can make the correction or remove the post.  

Disclaimer: At the personal injury law firm of Burg Simpson, we have made it our mission to give back to our local community members. We have dedicated our careers to changing peoples’ lives for the better by fighting for them in court to ensure that they receive fair and full compensation for their injuries and damages after suffering an injury.  We hope these posts will help bring awareness to the dangers of driving and will remind members of our communities to practice safer driving habits and take the necessary precautions to prevent being injured. This is not a solicitation for business. The information in this post should not be misconstrued as medical advice or legal advice. The photos depicted in this post are not representative of the actual accident scene.

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