Shipping & Boating Accidents

Shipping & Boating Accidents

Shipping & Boating Accident Lawyer In
Fort Lauderdale, FL

Florida is surrounded by water. Many of us enjoy the oceans, lakes and rivers on boats, cruise ships or other watercrafts year-round. You may have an accident and injure yourself in a boating accident whether it’s recreational or for work while on the boat or on a dock. Maritime accidents cover a vast range of water-related accidents and the law involving these injuries is complex. If you or someone you love is injured in or near the water, our office is here to help you and protect your rights an ensure that you receive the compensation you deserve.

Please contact us today for a free consultation.

A maritime or boating accident can occur due to a variety of reasons, which can lead to serious or catastrophic injury or death. Such reasons include boating accident, boat tour or river cruise, water-sport/activity accident, an off-shore oil rig accident, marine crane accident, commercial fishing boat accident, tanker, cargo or barge accident, shipyard accident or dock accident.

Our office has experience investigating and uncovering the negligence that led to your injury. Some negligence that can cause these maritime and boating accidents are equipment aboard that is unfit or unseaworthy, lack of appropriate and adequate equipment, inability to provide necessary medical treatment after an accident at sea, unsafe working conditions, inadequate training or safety measures, and ignoring safety statutes and standards.

If you or a loved one has been involved in any of these types of maritime or boating accidents, please seek immediately medical care so you can prevent additional health issues/complications from developing. 

Contact DiStefano Law, LLC, so we can evaluate your claim and provide you with the best legal representation to ensure that you receive the maximum compensation for your losses after the accident, which may include medical expenses, property damage, wage loss, and emotional pain and suffering.