Boat Accident Lawyer in California
Boating accidents often result in catastrophic injuries that require emergency and long-term care. Most boating injuries are due to negligent and reckless behaviors such as drunk boating, speeding, and inattention. The California boat accident attorneys at Injury Legal Firm help victims who received injuries from boating accidents fight for the compensation they need to afford medical treatment, lost wages, and other damages.
Our lawyers have recovered millions in personal injury and wrongful death cases including boating accidents. We are available to answer your questions 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Call (866) LAW-1114 to arrange a free case evaluation.
How Soon After My Boating Accident Should I Call a Personal Injury Attorney?
If you were injured in a boat crash, you should consult a boating accident lawyer as soon as possible. The attorneys at Injury Legal Firm are available to take your call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at (866) LAW-1114.
Valuable evidence that can be used to prove liability and damages may become unavailable within days of your crash. Our lawyers will perform an immediate investigation into the cause of your accident. We will identify all potentially liable parties, handle correspondence with the defendant and insurance company, calculate your damages, and help you avoid critical mistakes.
There are also strict deadlines for filing personal injury and wrongful death lawsuits. If the deadline passes, your case will almost certainly be dismissed. It is important to contact a boat accident lawyer as soon as possible.
Types of Cases Our Boat Accident Attorneys Handle
California residents and visitors boat all year round in California, which is why our state has some of the highest boating accident rates in the country. Unfortunately, hundreds of people are seriously injured and dozens die in boating accidents in California each year. Victims and their families are often left wondering how they will afford the significant medical expenses and the loss of income while they recover from their boating accident injuries or take care of their injured loved ones.
The California boating accident lawyers at Injury Legal Firm understand how traumatic the aftermath of a serious crash can be. We are passionate about helping our clients recover the maximum compensation as quickly as possible.
Our attorneys handle a variety of boating accident cases including:
Alcohol-Related Boating Accidents: Unfortunately, accidents from drunk driving is a leading cause of boating injuries in California. We will examine toxicology and crash reports and interview any witnesses to determine if the cause of the crash might have been alcohol related. If so, we can help you pursue additional damages to increase your compensation.
Boating Accidents Due to Speeding: Many boating accidents are caused by the drivers driving at excessive speeds. High speeds not only make accidents more likely, the resulting injuries and damages tend to be more severe. We will investigate your case and may bring in accident reconstruction experts to prove that excessive speeding played a role in your accident.
Boating Accidents Due to Boat Malfunctions: Just like all mechanical equipment, boats parts can malfunction either through negligent design or manufacture or even negligent maintenance. Our boating accident lawyers will review information about the boats mechanics and maintenance and speak with boating parts specialists to see how we can recover the maximum amount of money for your injuries.
Other Types of Boating Accidents: Even if the at-fault party was not breaking a law, you may still have grounds for a claim. Our California boating accident attorneys handle personal injury and wrongful death cases involving inexperienced boaters, poor weather conditions, and other types of hazards. We handle cases involving all types of watercraft including cabin cruisers, yachts, tenders, personal watercraft (waverunners and jet skis), inflatable boats, sailboats, kayaks, canoes, and airboats.
Contact Our Boat Accident Law Firm Today to See How We Can Help You!
The path to a fair settlement is riddled with legal hurdles that can be difficult to overcome without the guidance of a personal injury attorney with experience in injuries from boating accidents. The lawyers at Injury Legal Firm provide aggressive legal representation to victims of personal injury and wrongful death throughout California.
We are well-versed in the laws that govern boating accident claims, and we will use our extensive knowledge and resources to help you fight for the highest possible compensation. Call us today at (866) LAW-1114 or contact us to schedule a free case assessment.