HAVE YOU BEEN INVOLVED IN A BOATING ACCIDENT?
Florida is the #1 state when it comes to the number of registered recreational boats. With almost 1,000,000 registered boats on the water, it’s no surprise that in 2018 Florida also reported the highest number of boat accidents in the country.
In 2019, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources reported a total of 102 boating accidents, 10 of which recorded fatalities. 26 of these were due to collision with another boat, while 16 were related to recreational accidents.
There could be any number of reasons why an accident on the water occurs, operator negligence, substance use, or carelessness frequently play a part, but so to can manufacturer defects, lack of routine maintenance, and recreational accidents such as water ski and jet ski crashes
No matter what happened, make sure you document as much as you can about the accident and any resulting injuries, medical procedures, or costs, and book a your consultation with a law firm that has the maritime knowledge and legal expertise to help you build a strong case. We have years of experience working on accident cases and take on all types of cases related to watercraft in the states of Florida and Minnesota.