With summer in full swing and people spending more time on the water, boating safety must be a high priority. Before going out on the water, always check the weather forecast, and make sure that everyone is wearing a life preserver and that the person in charge is knowledgeable and experienced in boating and sailing safety. Many boating accidents have serious consequences and sometimes result in serious injury or death. Boating negligence by owners and operators can cause accidents on motorboats and sailboats in addition to commercial ferries, large fishing boats, charter boats, etc. People are seriously injured each year as a result of owners and operators failing to take precautions.
If you, a loved one or friend has been injured in a boating accident, you want an attorney experienced not just in the law, but in boating and sailing safety. Your attorney needs to know and understand what the precautions are to be taken on the water and how to ensure that you get full and just compensation for your boating injury.
Call Futterman, Sirotkin & Seinfeld, LLP, About Your Boating Injury
There are many different types of boating accidents where a person is injured or can even drown. Accidents causing personal injury or property damage can be caused when two vessels collide, a person falls overboard without a life jacket, etc. It is usually the personal experience of the attorneys involved in the pursuit of recreational boating and sailing activities that helps to better understand the way these types of accidents and injuries can occur and where the negligence, liability and responsibility lie.
Most of these accidents are completely foreseeable and avoidable but for the negligence of the operator or owner of the boat. Let the attorneys at Futterman, Sirotkin & Seinfeld, LLP, help you figure out who was responsible for your boating/sailing accident. Contact our office by calling 866-679-2513 or 718-577-2573.