Maritime / Boat Accident Injury Law
Boat accidents generally happens at the sea shores where a lot of boats are present. Some of the boats are commercial where as some boats are for the purpose of fun or pleasure. If you face injury on the water, while working in New Jersey’s ports and waterways, or in a boating accident caused by someone else’s negligence, then our boat accident injury lawyers can help you guided by past experience. Boat accidents happens due to many reasons. A few of the the reason are:
- Boat collides with another boat
- When a boat collides with a submerged obstacle such as a rock
- Boat collides with the wake of another boat
- When a boat hits a wave
Both federal and state laws may apply to boat accidents. Maritime law applies to accidents happen in sea. Under federal law, a boat owner must file a boating accident report with the state reporting authority. You can use this report to prove someones negligence in the accident. It is important to prove negligence of other operator or person when filing a case under boat accident law. With proper guidance you can recover compensation for injuries.
Our firm represents injured people and their families in boat accidents. These accidents take place on recreational boats, cruise ships, fishing boats, and other vessels in the state. If you face injuries due to a boat accident in waterways, rivers, sea shore etc. then we can help you with your case. We will counsel you so you can recover full compensation for the injuries. So contact us today for free consultation. Discuss the whole scenario with our lawyers in our office or phone. Get the best legal advice as for your case.
The injuries may be caused by:
- Recreational boating activities
- Boating collisions
- Personal watercraft and jet ski collisions
- Water skiing
At Riviere Advocacy Group LLC, our maritime injury attorneys have the experience to investigate the causes of the maritime accidents. It includes:
- Operator negligence
- Alcohol or drug use
- Excessive speed
- Defective equipment
- Improper maintenance of the boat or dock
Do not be deluded into thinking you have no recourse. Get your rights defended and your needs met with the legal representation from Riviere Advocacy Group LLC.