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Florida Boat Accident Lawyers

Every year, thousands of people enjoy boating activities along Florida's inland waterways, and its Atlantic and Gulf Coasts. Unfortunately, the congestion on Florida waterways also increases opportunities for serious boat accidents that result from reckless, inexperienced or negligent watercraft operators. Every year, thousands of Florida residents and tourists suffer serious, preventable injures, including brain and spinal cord injuries, paralysis and even death, as a result of boat accidents. In the aftermath of a boat accident, these victims and their families are left to cope with exorbitant medical bills, lost wages and even funeral expenses. Our Florida personal injury lawyers understand the devastating financial and emotional toll catastrophic injuries take on victims and their families. If you or a loved one were hurt in a Florida boat accident, Parker Waichman LLP can help make sure you receive the compensation you deserve.

For more than 20 years, the Florida personal injury attorneys at Parker Waichman LLP have been helping boat accident victims rebuild their lives. Our Florida boat accident lawyers represent clients injured in all manner of watercraft accidents, including those involving:

  • Cruise ships
  • Fishing boats
  • Pleasure craft
  • Commuter ferries
  • Jet skis
  • Water Ski injuries

If you've been injured in a boat accident, you may be eligible to collect damages for medical expenses and future care, lost earnings, pain and suffering, and loss of enjoyment of life. In a fatal boating accident, family members can collect for expenses, emotional trauma, and loss of net accumulations and contributions of the loved ones.

Our Florida boat accident lawyers are recognized for their understanding of both Florida personal injury law and maritime law, and have consistently delivered outstanding results for our clients. They will conduct a thorough investigation of your accident, and identify all responsible parties. Our Florida boat accident attorneys know how to negotiate with an insurance company, and won't be intimidated into accepting a settlement that's anything less than what you deserve. Parker Waichman LLP employs some of Florida's toughest and most experienced litigators, so we'll be ready if we have to take your boat accident lawsuit to trial if a fair settlement is not possible. But don't delay seeking legal advice, as Florida's statute of limitations restrictions can jeopardize your lawsuit even before you receive the compensation that you deserve.

If you've been injured in a Florida boat accident, please contact us as soon as possible for a free, no obligation lawsuit evaluation. Simply fill out our online form, or call 1-800-YOURLAWYER (1-800-968-7529) today for your evaluation with one of our experienced Florida boat accident lawyers today.

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Fifty Injured in Ferry Crash Wednesday Morning

Jan 9, 2013
At least 50 people were hurt - two in critical condition - when a Lower Manhattan-bound commuter ferry struck a dock at Pier 11 Wednesday morning. According to a report from, police say 57 were hurt when the ferry carrying commuters from New Jersey crashed into the pier. Two riders on board were deemed to have suffered critical injuries and at least one had a serious head injury following the crash. The crash was reported around 8:45 a.m. Wednesday morning. Later that...

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