Boating Accidents

Water Related Accidents in Florida.

There are many opportunities in Florida to enjoy Florida's waterways. The gulf coast is especially blessed with abundant boating and watercraft recreational opportunities. Commercial water activities are also very prevalent in Florida. The negligent or unreasonable operation of pleasure or commercial watercrafts often result in serious personal injury to unsuspecting victims. Your boating accident lawyer must have a strong understanding of state and federal regulations applicable to watercraft operation.

Boating accidents can occur in numerous ways including negligent or careless driver error, collisions with other watercraft, or stationary objects, overboard loss of life or injury, fire or explosion scenarios, or personal injuries sustained as a result of towable recreational products. In to many instances alcohol plays a role in the resulting boating accident. In any event, the possibilities for injury boating accidents is very real and can be of the nature that results in very serious personal injury or even death.

Accident Reporting and Documentation.

Peeler Law Firm in a boating accident scenario will be greatly assisted by the accident being immediately reported to proper authorities and/or officials in order that identities of those involved is recorded, as well as identities of eye witnesses preserved, statements taken of relevant individuals, and in many instances photographs of equipment and/or injuries can prove instrumental in pursuit of your personal injury claim. Immediate medical care should be obtained and insurance companies should be notified as soon as possible. Engagement of a boating accident attorney facilitates immediate gathering of information and documentation that will be required to establish appropriate liability and demonstrate with specificity the extent of injury.

Free Case Evaluation and Consultation.

Stan Peeler has the skill and knowledge to assist you with your boating accident/personal injury claim and stands ready to personally assist you in an effort to obtain the recovery to which you are entitled. Please call 850-462-2563 today for an appointment. No fees are payable for legal services unless a recovery is obtained on your behalf.