Fort Lauderdale’s proximity to the ocean is one of its major attractions for residents and tourists alike. Time spent out on the water on a boat can be the perfect escape from the normal pressures of the daily routine and it is often an individual’s preferred method of relaxation. It is important to recall, however, that boats are motor vehicles that can be incredibly dangerous when operated negligently or recklessly. Unfortunately there are some boat operators and manufacturers who fail to exercise all appropriate caution, often resulting in the infliction of serious injuries upon innocent passengers or those who are traveling in other vessels.
If you have been hurt in an accident involving another person’s failure to properly operate, design, or maintain a watercraft then you might wish to consider filing a civil lawsuit seeking financial compensation for your injuries. You may be able to recover the resources that you need to address medical bills, boat repair costs, and other appropriate damages. Contact the Fort Lauderdale cruise ship and boating accident lawyers of Salpeter Gitkin, LLP today at 954-467-8622 for more information.
Areas of Concern
The mental association of boating with leisure can sometimes prevent recreational boaters from fully appreciating the potential hazards of negligent boating. This can lead to engagement in unsafe behaviors such as consuming alcohol while behind the wheel of a ship or failure to obtain necessary training. There are countless other possible dangers, and we can help you determine whether you might benefit from pursuing legal action in the case of the following accidents:
- Cruise Ship Accidents
- Private Boat Accidents
Your cruise, day trip, or fishing expedition should not have ended in an accident caused by another person’s negligence. Let us help you to hold them accountable. Contact the skilled and experienced Fort Lauderdale cruise ship and boating accident lawyers of Salpeter Gitkin, LLP today at 954-467-8622 to discuss your legal rights and options.