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Boating Accidents and Injuries

Our Firm is Experienced in Boating Accidents

Boating is more than a hobby – it is a lifestyle for many Americans. You don’t expect to have your day on the water ruined by an accident. Though unfortunately boating accidents and injuries do occur. If you or someone you love has been injured or killed in a boating accident, you need professional and experienced legal representation. We represent individuals who have been injured in boating accidents and have a proven track record of successful cases won by jury verdict and favorable settlements.

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Many Boating Accidents & Collisions Occur Due to Negligence.

If someone else’s carelessness or recklessness caused you harm, you are a victim of negligence. Most boating accidents are caused by negligence. In order to prove negligence, your attorney must show that there was:

  • A duty of care – defendant had a duty to act in a responsible & reasonable way.
  • A breach of that duty – showing defendant failed to act on that duty.
  • A Cause – prove the defendant’s action or inaction caused the injury.
  • Damages – All damages which occurred as a result.

The Top 6 Causes of Boating Accidents Are:

  1. Operator inattention
  2. Improper lookout
  3. Operator inexperience
  4. Excessive speed
  5. Machinery failure
  6. Alcohol use

Contact Us Today for a Free Consultation

Because every personal injury case is under a time constraint, it is important to get well-informed legal advice from an attorney as soon as possible after an accident. We are aware that your case is unique and will give it undivided attention. Contact us today for a free consultation so we may explain all of your rights to you and protect your interests immediately.