Vehicular safety is not just something that is important on the roads of Florida, it must also be practiced and respected on the water around and throughout the state. If a boater acts negligently while steering or handling their vessel, they can cause a serious boating accident that results in the injury of another.
Types of boats generally involved with noncommercial boating accidents include:
Any sort of boat or similar water vessel can become hazardous when it is not controlled properly. If you have been hurt in a boating accident, it could be possible that the person steering, navigating, or maintaining the ship failed to uphold their duty to protect the safety of their passengers and other boaters around them. Our Miami boat accident lawyers at Stabinski & Funt, P.A. can look into your case for you, file your claim, and pursue compensation from the liable party.
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The causes of a boating accident can be initially unclear but we have found that there is usually some sort of underlying or unmentioned form of negligence or wrongdoing at hand in most boating accident claims. The person steering the boat may have been intoxicated, increasing their reaction time and making it impossible for you to avoid a collision with them. They may have been pushing their craft beyond the permitted speed limit for that area, perhaps to impress a friend. In some cases, improperly loaded cargo can cause a personal craft to capsize, injuring those aboard and putting everyone at risk of drowning.
Whatever the exact cause may be, we can help you seek compensation that pays for:
Most people may feel hesitant to explore their legal options because they are afraid that they cannot afford an injury lawyer. While this may be true at some law firms, our Miami personal injury law firm is proud to offer contingency fees to our clients. You will not have to give us any payments to retain our services and we only expect to get paid if we win your case. Nothing up front and nothing out-of-pocket means there is no risk to you, just how it should be.
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