Hunting is an activity enjoyed by many people across the nation; however, because it involves the use of deadly weapons, it poses a serious risk to all who participate. Gunshot wounds sustained as a result of a hunting accident can easily prove fatal. Although the danger associated with hunting is an inherent risk, there are ways to reduce the chances of injury.
If you have been injured in a hunting accident as a result of someone else's negligence, you may be eligible to receive compensation for your injuries. Contact the Kenosha hunting injury lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® by calling 800-242-2874 to schedule a free case evaluation.
Most hunting accidents are caused by carelessness. If hunting with other people, the risk increases due to the additional possibility of being injured by a fellow hunter. Camouflaged outfits may make it difficult for other hunters to see you, and, consequently, to avoid shooting nearby. Frequently, accidents involve gun malfunctions and accidental shootings, including self-inflicted injuries.
Preventing hunting accidents is relatively easy. Making certain that all hunting members are adequately trained with their weapon is the first step toward a safe outing. Additionally, it may be wise to wear bright colors, as most game are colorblind, so this will not affect your ability to hunt. Lastly, exercise extreme caution at all times. Do not raise your weapon above 45 degrees unless you have an animal in sight, and all hunters are out of sight.
If you have been injured in a hunting accident because of another party's negligence or recklessness, they may be liable for your damages. Contact the Kenosha personal injury lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® at 800-242-2874 to discuss your grounds for filing a claim.