Boating Accidents

Injured in a Boating Accident?

Have you recently been injured in a boating accident in Orlando? There are many reasons why accidents occur on the water in Florida. From recreational activities like jet skiing, snorkeling, and bodyboarding to canoeing, kayaking, and rowing, there are many fun things to do out on the water. With warm weather nearly year round, you and your family may be out on the water frequently, leaving you prone to accidents. In Florida, we see more recreational boating accidents than any other state in the U.S., and at The Maher Law Firm, we represent victims who have suffered serious boating accident related injuries.

Boating accidents can result in many kinds of injuries, including:

  • Broken bones
  • Head injuries
  • Back injuries
  • Burns
  • Neck injuries
  • Internal injuries

Causes of Boating Accidents

Even the smallest mistakes or errors and it can lead to a very serious boating accident. If you believe that the driver of your boat behaved negligently and it has led to you suffering severe injuries, we are here to help. It is important that you hire a skilled Orlando personal injury lawyer right away after being in an accident. Boating accidents can involve large boats or yachts, smaller sailboats, or personal watercrafts like WaveRunners and jet skis.

There are a number of circumstances that can lead to boating accidents, such as:

  • Ignoring navigation instructions
  • Speeding or reckless driving
  • Overloading or overpowering
  • Improper loading technique
  • Improper seating
  • Ignoring the relevant laws
  • Starting the boat incorrectly
  • Lack of proper look-out onboard
  • Ignoring weather warnings
  • Operating near people
  • Lack of experience
  • Lack of caution

Our Orlando Personal Injury Attorneys Can Hold the Negligent Party Accountable

At our law firm, we believe that the responsible party should be held accountable for their actions. We work to help you prove that they were at fault so that you are able to recover compensation and see that justice is served. We will handle all the details of your personal injury claim on your behalf.

To begin filing an injury claim, please speak with our team today.