Your Florida Boating Accident Lawyer

Florida Boating Accident Lawyers

The Florida boating accident lawyers at Bernheim & Dolinsky, LLC have dedicated years to defending the rights of victims injured in watercraft accidents. Our tropical climate and easy access to the water makes boating a popular pastime in Florida. In fact, Florida leads the nation in the number of registered water vessels. Sadly, Florida is also the state with the highest number of boating accident fatalities reported in 2013. In many cases, the cause of a boating accident can be traced to negligence, either on the part of a boat operator, faulty boat parts, or other factors. When this happens, victims trust our Florida boating accident lawyers to hold all responsible parties fully accountable and help them recover the compensation they deserve for medical expenses and other damages.

Boating Accident Injuries and Causes

According to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, 736 boating accidents were reported in Florida in 2013, and a total of 420 injuries. The Florida boating accident lawyers at our firm have seen multiple cases where a fun day on the water can turn to tragedy in seconds, leaving passengers of boats and other watercraft with serious or even fatal injuries including:

Unfortunately, one of the leading causes of boating accidents in our state is driver impairment, or “drunk boating”. Other common boating accident causes include:

  • Equipment failure
  • Reckless driving
  • Faulty boat or watercraft maintenance
  • Defective boat parts
  • Weather

Contact our Florida Boating Accident Lawyers

When a person suffers injury in a boating accident that can be traced to negligence, our Florida boating accident lawyers can support them as they pursue justice and compensation for their damages. If you or someone you love has suffered as a result of a boating accident, please contact our Florida boating accident lawyers for a free legal consultation where you will learn more about your rights and how we will defend them.

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