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Port Saint Lucie Boat Accident Lawyer
Experienced personal injury lawyer in Port Saint Lucie at Garcia Law, PL
Were you or a loved one injured or killed in a boat accident? You may be entitled to financial compensation and the team at Garcia Law is here to help ensure you get what you are owed.
One of the many wonderful things about Florida is all of the outdoor activities to enjoy, including boating in some of the most beautiful water in the world.
Unfortunately, boating comes with its own set of risks, and thousands of people are injured in boat accidents in the United States each year. Sometimes these accidents could be the result of someone else’s negligence. In these cases, victims could be eligible for compensation for pain and suffering, medical bills, lost wages, and more.
Additionally, if loved ones die in boating accidents, their family members could be owed compensation in wrongful death suits.
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Injured in a Boating Accident? Call Us Today
Whether you were injured on a personal watercraft, a cruise ship, or anything in between, you could be eligible for compensation. In addition to being a passenger on one of these vessels, maritime workers who are injured on a boat could also be entitled to compensation. Boating accidents occur on all kinds of other vessels as well, including Yachts, Sailboats, Inflatable boats, Pontoons, Cabin cruisers, Rented watercrafts
Common Causes of Boating Accidents
Sometimes accidents are just accidents. But often, boating accidents are the result of negligence or recklessness.
Some of the common causes of boating accidents that could be related to negligence include
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Common Injuries from Boating Accidents
No matter what kind of vessel you are on, a variety of injuries can happen. In the worst-case scenario, victims may even drown as a result from a boating accident.
Here are some other frequent injuries as a result of boat accidents Traumatic brain injuries, Broken bones, Soft tissue injuries, Concussions, Amputation, Burns, Whiplash, Electrocution/shocks, Internal organ damage, Lacerations and dislocations
As a result of these and other injuries, boating accident victims can be unable to work, function normally, or enjoy the same quality of life as before. In the event a loved one is killed in a boating accident, their family may be left with an additional financial burden in addition to grieving their loss.
In the event another party is responsible for a boating accident, speaking with a boat accident lawyer from Garcia Law can help you determine your rights and how to move forward. In many cases, this involves establishing negligence that caused these accidents.