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Whitewater Rafting Concerns

Whitewater rafting is among the many sports that people in the United States enjoy. The rush and the excitement of an extreme sport provide an unexplainable joy in people who find pleasure in living on “the edge.” There are many types of whitewater rafting, ranging from safe to dangerous, and based on the skill required and the intensity of the water.

Unsurprisingly, the more skill required and the more intense the water, the more dangerous the whitewater rafting is. There are many dangers associated with whitewater rafting, especially the more extreme kinds. These dangers can range from mild to fatal. Some dangers are:

  • Material or debris in the river, such as trees or rocks, can damage the raft and injure the people in it.
  • Water can move too fast, and people who do not have enough skill maneuvering can lose control of the raft, fall into the water, and drown.
  • The equipment, such as the raft, the oars, or the life jackets may be faulty.

Whatever the specific risks associated with rafting, however, rafting is a dangerous sport and can lead to serious personal injury. Sometimes, when an individual gets injured it is that individual’s fault. A number of times, however, it is not that individual’s fault.

Speak with a Milwaukee Rafting Injury Lawyer

If you or someone you know has been injured in any way, shape, or form while whitewater rafting, contact the Milwaukee personal injury attorneys of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® by calling (414) 271-0900 today.