Hunting is a popular pastime in certain parts of the country, one of them being in the wilderness areas of Wisconsin. Many people who hunt are well trained on how to safely operate a gun or other hunting weapon and know how to dress and behave in a hunting area. Unfortunately, sometimes hunters are injured because of an accident, malfunction, or defect that was outside of their control.
While all hunters are aware that they face a certain degree of risk, sometimes they are exposed to unnecessary danger because of someone else’s negligence. Some types of hunting accidents that can result in serious injury include:
These are the most common causes of hunting accidents in the United States. Sadly, hundreds of people are unnecessarily injured each year because of these accidents.
If you have been injured in a hunting accident because of a negligent hunter or because of defective or malfunctioning equipment, consider talking with an experienced Racine personal injury attorney as soon as possible. A lawyer can review the circumstances of your case and determine if you have grounds for a lawsuit against a negligent individual or company. You may be able to recover financial compensation for medical bills and other financial costs resulting from your accident, including lost wages and pain and suffering.