While people throughout the United States hear about traffic accidents involving automobiles all of the time, Florida is unique in that it features a large number of boating accidents every year. The Florida coastline is beautiful and unique, however, it also presents a danger in that countless boating accidents occur along its shores.
A recent boating accident resulted in the tragic death of a Florida resident. Here’s what you need to know about the recent accident and what you should do if you or a loved one has been injured in a boating accident.
A 36-year-old man lost his life as a result of a boating accident. The accident was discovered in North Bay by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.
The deceased was found on the vessel upon conducting a side-scan sonar. The only good news from the initial assessment of the incident was that he was the only person on the boat at the time of the crash, meaning no one else was injured.
The boat apparently collided with a cement power line pillar which caused the fatality. It is unclear how or why the boat collided with the power line pillar. The death is still under investigation.
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What You Should Know About Filing a Lawsuit After Being Injured in a Boating Accident
If you have been injured in a boating accident, filing a personal injury claim is almost always the best way to get fair compensation for your injuries, trauma, and suffering. With the help of our legal professionals, it’s often much easier to recover money from someone who has injured you than trying to negotiate with them on your own.
There are many factors that come into play when deciding whether or not to pursue legal action against another party for their negligence and misconduct. Even if a small boat accident didn’t result in much more than scrapes and bruises, it’s important that anyone who has been injured on an excursion file a personal injury lawsuit as soon as possible after the incident.
Boating accidents can be more dangerous than car accidents because passengers are less protected from injury. Unlike when you are in a car, if something goes wrong on a boat, there is a higher probability of injury because you don’t have seatbelts and other safety devices to keep you secure. Your body is also more likely to be thrown out of the boat if it is involved in an accident than if you are in a car, which could result in more serious injuries.
You’re Entitled to Compensation for Your Damages
When you’ve been injured by another boat, you might be able to sue the boat operator, owner, and/or other parties in a personal injury lawsuit.
When someone else is at fault in a boating accident, they should be held accountable for the cost of your medical bills, property damage, lost wages, pain, and suffering, and other damages. That said, you should only file a lawsuit against someone if they are actually at fault for your injuries.
Your Health Is Worth More Than Money
Your health is worth much more than money. Filing a personal injury lawsuit won’t make the trauma that you suffered go away, but it will certainly help.
If you were injured in a boating accident and don’t file a lawsuit, you could be denied reimbursement for your injuries. Insurance companies use different tactics to deny as many claims as possible, and they often deny claims that could be legitimate. After being injured, you deserve to be compensated. Again, it might not erase your pain and suffering completely, but it’s definitely a step in the right direction.
It’s an Effective Way to Hold the Responsible Party Accountable
Boating is a fun and active way to spend time with friends and family. However, it’s important to be cautious when boating to avoid accidents and injuries. While it’s not common, accidents do happen on the water, and if you are injured in one, you should file a lawsuit against the responsible party.
If you’ve been injured in a boating accident, you shouldn’t hesitate to file a personal injury lawsuit. While it will require some effort on your part, it’s the best way to get fair compensation for your injuries.
Many people choose not to file a personal injury lawsuit against the party at fault for their injuries because they’re worried that they won’t win the lawsuit. In reality, you shouldn’t be afraid to file a lawsuit if you’ve been injured in a boating accident. In fact, it’s the responsible thing to do.
In the United States, there is a system of laws in place to protect people who have been injured by the negligence of others. If you file a lawsuit, a court of law will hear your case, and if you win, the court will order the responsible party to pay you what you’re owed. However, if you don’t file a lawsuit, the court will never hear your case, and you will never receive the compensation you deserve.
Were You Injured in a Boating Accident? Call The Law Offices of Anidjar & Levine!
If you’ve been injured in a boating accident and you want to win a lawsuit against the party that was responsible, you need a lawyer from Anidjar & Levine on your team. Our law firm has won countless personal injury suits and we can win for you too. All you have to do is make the call and get in touch with us so we can schedule a consult.
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