Water activities such as boating and jet-skiing are some of Florida residents’ favorite pastimes, and many residents even work on boats every day. But boating can also be very hazardous, and a day on the water can turn tragic in an instant because of a careless, intoxicated or inexperienced driver resulting in a boating accident. If you or loved one was injured in a recreational or a work-related boating accident, you should reach out to a knowledgeable boat accident attorney today.
Boating accident cases are complex and each case has varying facts and circumstances that change the manner in which a boating accident attorney would handle your case. There are very specific time limitations for reporting different types of boating accidents and for bringing actions against responsible parties for your injuries. If you were injured due to the negligence of your employer while working upon a vessel, your case would then fall under the Jones Act and different times limitations and laws would apply.
When you call the Fort Lauderdale law office of Ginnis & Krathen, you will speak with an experienced boat accident attorney. We have successfully handled recreational and Jones Act cases and want to assist you in getting the reimbursement you deserve. Call our Fort Lauderdale personal injury office at (954) 905-4600 or reach out to us via the form below.
Boating Accident Attorneys
Why are boating accident attorneys so important? Florida’s beautiful waterways offer abundant opportunities for recreational and commercial boating. From freshwater lakes to saltwater bays, boaters, fishers and jet skiers alike enjoy what the state of Florida has to offer. Unfortunately, many boaters will face dangers on the water at some point. The number of boating accidents and injuries is on the rise. When a negligent driver gets behind the wheel of a boat, it can be as equally as devastating as an accident occurring on land.
That is why boating accident victims need an experienced boat accident attorney on their side. A reputable boating accident lawyer will be able to aid you with navigating the legal complexities of maritime law, will have the resources necessary to investigate the accident and will be able to efficiently advise you, all while providing you with the time and care you deserve.
If you or a family member was injured in a boating accident, call Ginnis & Krathen immediately. Our Jones Act and boat accident attorneys can assist you in getting the reimbursement you deserve.