Have You Been Injured in a Boat Accident In Fort Lauderdale?
According to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission there were more than 700 boating accidents reported in Florida in 2013. With 420 injuries and more than 60 fatalities, Florida leads the country with the highest percentage of accidents involving boats. This is not a statistic Floridians are proud to claim.
If you or your loved one was involved in a boating accident, it is critical that you file a claim with a law firm experienced with Florida boating accidents and law. At Wolf and Pravato, we have decades of experience helping individuals who have been injured or hurt while boating in Fort Lauderdale.
Boat accidents can result in tragic injuries, including:
- Traumatic brain injury (TBI)
- Spinal cord injury
When you suffer these types of injuries, the medical bills and other monetary expenses pile up quickly and can be overwhelming. We encourage you to take the next step and schedule a free consultation with us today so you can begin the road to recovery.
Wolf and Pravato Fights for Full Compensation
Boat operators and passengers are vulnerable to many of the same bad behaviors from drivers on water as automobile drivers are on land. Whether you are a passenger or driver on a ferry, a cruise ship, a private boat, a jet ski, or any other type of water vessel, there are many factors that can lead to a boating accident, such as:
- Driver inexperience or error
- Unfavorable water and/or weather conditions
- Equipment failure
- Reckless and distracted driving
- Drunk boating and other forms of negligence
Fort Lauderdale boaters are expected to follow maritime law and are expected to act responsibility while navigating Fort Lauderdale waters.
If you have been hurt in a boat accident, you may be able to recover compensation for the following:
- Medical Expenses
- Property Damages
- Pain & Suffering
- Lost Wages
Boat owners and its operator must exercise the highest level of caution to prevent injuries from occurring to swimmers, passengers in the boat, or anyone else who may be in the water. Our personal injury lawyers will help you explore the different remedies available to you.
Get the compassionate and effective legal counsel you deserve at our Fort Lauderdale personal injury law firm. We have been providing legal counsel to the victims of boat accidents throughout southern Florida – if you can’t come to us, we will come to you. We have many convenient locations serving Palm Beach, Fort Myers, Boynton Beach, Miami and many other surrounding areas.
GET STARTED WITH YOUR CASE NOW – CALL Toll-Free (844) 334-1783.
Wolf & Pravato knows how to successfully manage your boating accident case. We have won hundreds of personal injury cases, and will develop a solid case strategy on your behalf.
After suffering a boating accident, take the first step toward restoring your life, contact our firm to schedule a free case evaluation today!