Boating poses inherent dangers just like operating any other motor vehicle does. According to the U.S. Coast Guard (USGC) 2022 Recreational Boating Statistics report, there were 4,040 total accidents involving these water vessels. Of those incidents, 589 were fatal accidents, whereas 3,451 were non-fatal, although some undoubtedly caused injuries. If you’re curious as to what injuries can boating negligence cause, keep reading. We’ll also go into detail about why these incidents occur.