Florida is a prime destination for vacationers, who regularly participate in boating and jet ski activities. Unfortunately, operator inexperience and alcohol consumption contribute to a high incidence of accidents on the water.
If you have been injured in a boating or jet ski accident caused by someone else’s negligence, contact Florin Gray Bouzas Owens, LLC. Our Tampa injury attorneys are dedicated advocates for the injured people we represent.
Negligence comes into play in most boating and jet ski accidents. Injuries commonly sustained in these types of accidents include:
Our experienced injury attorneys can help determine the cause of the accident and establish liability for your injuries. An aggressive legal advocate on your side can protect your rights and help you recover fair compensation for the losses you have suffered.
Florida leads the nation in accidents on the water. According to U.S. Coast Guard statistics, statewide in 2017, 723 boating accidents resulted in 66 fatalities.
Factors contributing to accidents on the water include improper loading of passengers or gear and boat or equipment failure. The Coast Guard isolated the primary factors concerning the operation of the vessel contributing to boating accidents and casualties nationwide in 2017.
Boating and jet ski accident injuries can have long-term consequences for the victim. When someone else’s negligence causes serious injuries, it is important to recover full and fair compensation. If you have been hurt in a boating or jet ski accident, contact Florin Gray Bouzas Owens, LLC. Our experienced injury attorneys can help you pursue maximum damages.
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