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There are more than a million vessels registered in the great state of Florida. All types of vessels are enjoyed daily across the state, from our beautiful crystal clear lakes to the Gulf of Mexico. Likewise, many boaters enjoy the peaceful rivers as well as the Intracoastal waterways from Jacksonville to Pensacola. Therefore, with so many ways to enjoy the water, accidents and injuries are bound to occur. Hence, each year there are hundreds of boating accidents in Florida.
Indeed, FWC reported Florida increased its boating accidents by 16%, reaching 863 accidents in a 2020. However, a devastating 11% of those accidents resulted in death. Emphasis on life jackets and safety continues to grow as accidents increase. But if you have found yourself without those precautions or those weren’t enough, then see what you can do legally to fight back.
Operator inattention, Falls Overboard, Capsizing, Collisions, and Swamping cause serious personal injuries and sometimes even death. In addition, a boating accident can sometimes cause significant property damage to the vessel involved.
Boat Operator, Owner, Manufacturer, Rental Companies, or Other Passengers, and Boat Insurance of those Liable.
Our Central Florida Injury Attorneys will investigate your boating or watercraft accident to determine what happened and who is at fault. In addition, we will aggressively pursue fair compensation for the full extent of your damages, including medical bills, pain and suffering, lost wages or income, and property damage. Similarly, we represent the family members of those who died a wrongful death in boating or watercraft accidents.
As always, the initial consultation is FREE OF CHARGE at the TRIPP LAW FIRM – Personal Injury Law and there are no up front costs or fees to worry about. Give us a call today!