Miami Boating Accident Attorney
Our renowned team of boating accident attorneys has extensive experience representing persons injured in boating accidents. If you have been searching for a Miami boating accident attorney, Leesfield Scolaro provides the most knowledgeable and aggressive representation related to boating accident injuries.
Some common types of boat accident injuries include brain injury, spinal cord injury, bruise, contusion, fracture, sprain, abrasion, cut, open wound, concussion, head trauma and paralysis.
Boating accidents typically deal with accidents on pleasure craft rather than commercial vessels. These would include personal water craft (commonly referred to as "wave runners" or "jet skis") which account for a large percentage of boating accidents. These accidents can also involve water activities such as water skiing, parasailing, diving, and fishing. If the accident occurs on navigable waters then admiralty and maritime law could apply. If the accident occurs on non-navigable waters (such as a small lake) then the laws of the state where the accident occurred would apply.
Maritime and Admiralty Law often deal with the application of law to events that occur on navigable waters. If you or someone you love has been involved in a boating accident we invite you to speak directly with one of our highly qualified boating accident lawyers. For more information regarding our boating accident attorney services and qualifications please feel free to contact us.
If you experienced injuries because of a boat or maritime accident, you should seek a medical evaluation of your injuries immediately. Many boating accidents can lead to serious injuries.
Many times, there are injuries from boating accidents, which are not considered to be serious at the time of the incident and later cause major physical complications. Moreover, there may be financial burdens as a result of the accident. A lawyer that is experienced in boating accident law may pursue your claim for damages and losses caused by the accident if the injuries sustained are clearly the result of a liable error on part of the responsible party. If medical treatment is required for the injuries, the compensation claim should reflect that.
If the boating accident results in the death of the injured party, the survivors may file a wrongful death suit against the culpable party. Consequently, Injuries from a boating accident can be incapacitating and result in an overwhelming financial burden to the victim and his/her family because of arduous treatment and therapy, devastating medical bills, loss of wages or income, and any property damage that may result from the accident. As with many other types of accident case, boating accident cases are subject to statute of limitations and time is critical for filing a claim. That is why it is very important to be in contact with a boating accident attorney as soon as possible to ensure that your rights are protected.