Fighting For Boating Accident Victims
Florida is an extremely popular vacation and retirement destination due to the beautiful oceanic waters surrounding most of the state. However, while boating is an enjoyable recreational activity and is important for many businesses, it can be dangerous. When a boating accident occurs, the results are often extreme and sometimes fatal. If you or a loved one has been in a boating accident caused by someone else’s negligence, you need an attorney experienced with this type of case to help you through the legal process and fight to get you full and fair compensation for your losses.
At Phillips, Hayden & Labbee, LLP, our lawyers can help you. With offices in St. Petersburg and Clearwater, we represent clients throughout the state of Florida in boating accident claims. Our attorneys take a high-tech approach to personal injury litigation, marked by preparation and a commitment to getting our clients the compensation they need.
Types Of Boating Accidents
There are numerous causes for boating accidents, including:
- Head-on collisions
- Side collisions
- Cruise ship accidents
- Marina and dock accidents
- Boat malfunctions due to design errors or manufacturing errors
- Jet Ski and waterski accidents
- Commercial fishing boat accidents
There are many more types of accidents that occur on the water. This is just a small sampling of the most common types of boating accident cases we handle.
Complex Legal Considerations
From evidentiary challenges to choice of law and jurisdiction, boating accident cases can be much more complicated than a simple auto accident rear-end collision case. Boating accident litigation requires particular knowledge and experience. Our attorneys know the law, the procedures and the legal approach required to win your boating accident claim.