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With offices in Florida and Massachusetts, our attorneys serve clients in the following localities: Florida, including Fort Lauderdale, Tamarac, Weston, Plantation, Miramar, Margate, Coral Springs, Parkland, Broward County, Boca Raton, Delray Beach, Boynton Beach, West Palm Beach, Palm Beach County, Avenutra, Miami, Miami-Dade County, Coral Gables, Massachusetts, Boston, Cambridge, Newton, Wellesley, Brookline, Waltham, South Boston, and Lexington.
FLORIDA AND MASSACHUSETTS BOATING ACCIDENT LAWYERS - SOUTH FLORIDA AND BOSTON BOATING ATTORNEYS
Florida's many beaches, rivers, lakes, bays, canals and its easy access to the Gulf Coast, as well as Massachusetts' rivers, lakes and cape, make both Florida and Massachusetts a popular vacation spot for both residents and tourists. They enjoy swimming or riding on sailboats, yachts, fishing boats, houseboats, Jet Skis, and other personal watercraft. Unfortunately, boating accidents do happen. With the advent of modern technology, boats continue to become more powerful. For the inexperienced operator, they may not be able to control such high-powered boats, which could cause serious injuries to others on the water as they negligently test the limits of their boat. Common injuries to boating accident victims include neck injuries, brain injuries and even death.
Common types of boating accidents include:
· Collisions with other boats, swimmers, or floating or non-moving objects (such as a dock or a pier);
· Falls from personal watercrafts (PWC) or falling overboard; and
· Boat capsizing, flooding, sinking, or catching fire.
Common causes of boating accidents include:
· Drunk driving (alcohol use is a factor in over one-third of boating accidents, despite the fact that every state prohibits operating a vessel while under the influence of alcohol or drugs);
· Operator / sailor inexperience;
· Negligent (careless) or reckless operation of the boat, Jet Ski, or other vessel;
· Operator distraction or inattention
· Operating / sailing the boat, Jet Ski or other vessel in dangerous waters;
· Misuse of passenger or skier;
· Equipment failure;
· Failing to follow safe boating rules and regulations; and
· Failing to protect skiers with a proper observer.
Common injuries of boating accidents include:
· Spinal cord injures;
· Traumatic brain injuries;
· Serious burns;
· Broken bones;
· Internal injuries; and
· Wrongful death.
Boat owners, boat operators, cruise lines, boating manufacturers, and personal watercraft manufacturers are some of the parties that may be held liable in a boating accident injury case.
South Florida and Boston Boating Accident Lawyer – South Florida and Massachusetts Boating Accident Attorney
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If you are a boat passenger, boating operator, a personal watercraft rider, or a swimmer who was injured in a boating accident caused by another party’s negligence, or if a member of your family suffered serious injuries or a wrongful death in a boating accident, please contact Ira Evan Weintraub twenty-four (24) hours a day at (877) 570-HURT or (954) 336-9152 for a free consultation and case evaluation. Whether you need a South Florida or Boston boating accident attorney, or an attorney in Miami or Worchester to help with your boating injury claim, or a boating accident attorney in West Palm Beach or Massachusetts, we can help. With offices in Florida and Massachusetts, our attorneys represent clients from throughout Florida, including Avenutra, Miami, Miami-Dade County, Fort Lauderdale, Tamarac, Margate, Coral Springs, Parkland, Broward County, Boca Raton, Delray Beach, Boynton Beach, West Palm Beach, Palm Beach County, to Massachusetts, including Boston, Cambridge, Newton, Wellesley, Brookline, Waltham, South Boston, and Lexington, and across the nation who are involved in boating accidents.
Ira Evan Weintraub works with the nation’s leading boating accident experts to help you when your injuries or the property damage to your boat was caused by the negligence of another. He handles all personal injury cases on a contingency basis, which means that he does not collect attorneys’ fees unless he obtains compensation for you by way of settlement or verdict.