BY: Andy Dragovic | IN: Personal Injury
Suffering a catastrophic, life-altering injury might not be in your plans as you set out to a campground for some fun in the great outdoors, but accidents do happen. A branch from a dead tree could fall on your tent. An ATV you rent from the campground might suffer a mechanical failure and crash. Another camper might be careless around the fire pit.
In some cases, these accidents can lead to serious injuries, including:
Any one of these injuries could result in pain and suffering, lost wages while recovering, and even life-long disability.
Campground owners and operators have a duty to ensure the safety of campers. If negligence leads to a camper being injured, campgrounds can be held legally liable. Some common examples of campground owner negligence include:
Camping should be a fun experience that leaves campers only with good memories. When a campground owner’s negligence leads to serious injuries, however, they can be held liable.
The members of the Sommers Schwartz Personal Injury group have experience handling campground liability cases. Please don’t hesitate to get in touch if you would like to discuss your situation.
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Andy Dragovic is a member of Sommers Schwartz's Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice Groups. His practice is 100% dedicated to helping victims get compensation for their injuries and losses.