In Florida, a boating accident refers to any incident on the water involving boats, jet skis, or other watercraft resulting in injury, death, or property damage. Given Florida's extensive coastline and popularity as a boating destination, such incidents can range from collisions between vessels, capsizing due to rough waters or inexperience, or incidents with swimmers and divers. Factors leading to these accidents often include operator negligence, intoxication, mechanical failure, or adverse weather conditions. As with other vehicular accidents, boat operators must exercise caution, adhere to maritime laws, and maintain proper safety equipment. This is to ensure the safety of all individuals on the water.
Following a boating accident, it's your responsibility to demonstrate that the defendant acted negligently. You'll need to establish a direct link between their negligence or failure and the accident and the extent of your injuries. A specialized boating accident attorney can assist in collecting evidence, interviewing witnesses, consulting experts, and analyzing Coast Guard or law enforcement reports. Their expertise will be instrumental in building a robust case on your behalf.
Izquierdo Law will retain investigators and experts to help prove your case. We guarantee that we will work hard to provide you with the best legal counsel and resources available and you will pay absolutely nothing unless you are awarded a settlement or verdict.
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