Every year, injuries and deaths that can potentially be preventable occur in boating accidents. If you were injured by a careless and negligent boater, you might be eligible for compensation for the damages that you suffered. The first thing that needs to be done after an injury resulting from a boating accident is to report it to the appropriate authorities. You will need to seek medical attention for you or your family member as soon as possible. After that, you’ll it is in your best interest to speak with one of our boating accident lawyers Newport Beach. Our Newport Beach boating accident attorneys offer free consultations and case reviews for victims of boating accidents.
Some Examples of Boating Accidents
After being seriously injured in a boating accident, a personal injury attorney in Newport Beach from our offices can pursue compensation for you. Here are some of the types of boating and watercraft cases that we handle:
Accidents caused by recreational owners: Injuries that occur when boat owners and operators fail to use a duty of care and caution for the safety of any passengers.
Accidents at docks and marinas: We can help you seek compensation for the injuries that you suffered in slip-and-falls, trip-and-falls, electrical and fuel dock accidents at docks and marinas.
Drunk boating accidents: Operators of boats who have been consuming alcoholic beverages, drugs or a combination of the two can be held liable for injuries that they cause to others.
Jet ski accidents: Small personal watercraft are involved in a large percentage of boating accidents, especially collisions that can cause serious injuries.
Commercial boats: The owners and operators of commercial launches, charter fishing boats and ferries are responsible for the safety of their passengers.
Never give a written or recorded statement to the opposing insurer in any type of a boating accident. That adverse party’s insurer only intends on using your own words against you in the future in efforts to attack your credibility and devalue your case. Injured victims of boating accidents might ask, “Where can I find boat accident lawyers near me?” You can arrange for a free consultation and case evaluation with the experienced and skilled lawyers at the Nazarian Law Firm in Newport Beach to discuss your boating accident and injuries. No matter what the representative of the opposing insurance company says, politely refuse to give that statement and call us instead. We will handle everything on your behalf.