How can a boating accident attorney help me?
Our team of seasoned attorneys at Justin C. Johnson and Associates can provide you with expert legal representation and guidance in your boating accident case. We have an intensive understanding of federal, state, and international maritime laws, as well as the local boating laws specific to Pinellas County, Florida. We will carefully review your claim, determine the applicable laws and regulations, and work diligently to build the strongest case possible on your behalf. Our goal is to help you acquire the compensation you deserve for your injuries, including medical expenses, lost wages, and pain and suffering.
What types of boating accident claims does Justin C. Johnson and Associates handle?
Our firm handles a wide range of boating accident claims, including but not limited to:
Negligence : When an operator acts negligently, for example operating at high speeds, colliding with other boats or objects, failing to carry safety equipment, or violating the "rules of the road" set by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FFWCC).
Boating Under the Influence (BUI) : We assist victims of accidents caused by operators who were under the influence of drugs or alcohol, which is illegal under Florida state law.
Reckless and Careless Operation : We handle cases involving individuals who operate vessels with willful disregard for the safety of others, leading to injuries and property damage.
Jet Ski Accidents : Our attorneys have experience in handling claims related to jet ski accidents, which can result from operator negligence or defective equipment.
What legal recourse is available for boating injuries?
The victims of a boat accident in Pinellas County may have the right to file a lawsuit to seek compensation for their injuries and property damage. Negligence is frequently the primary focus in boating accident litigation, particularly if the involved party didn't adhere to maritime laws, made improper navigation decisions, or didn't equip their vessel with necessary safety features. To create a strong case, collecting crucial evidence is essential. This includes witness statements, law enforcement reports, and visual documentation like photos or video of the accident site and the injuries incurred. The nature of the responsible party's liability and the relevant laws largely hinge on elements like the accident's location and the individual's role on the boat. Our seasoned legal professionals can walk you through the judicial proceedings and help you compile a robust case to help you obtain the compensation you deserve.
How can I get in touch with Justin C. Johnson and Associates for help with my boating accident case?
If you've been a part of a boating accident in Pinellas County, Florida, the team at Justin C. Johnson and Associates is well-prepared to support you in the judicial journey. To reach out to our firm, dial 727.384.3524. We offer a cost-free, obligation-free case evaluation where our lawyers will dive into your case specifics and guide you on how to move forward.
Kindly remember that this information serves as a general guide and doesn't replace legal advice. Always seek advice from a lawyer to discuss your case's particular aspects and receive custom-tailored legal counsel suiting your unique circumstances.