Accidents happen on and around boats just like they do on roads and highways. When they occur, your life can be turned around in the blink of an eye. A boating accident can result in serious injuries, death, and enormous property damage. At Steinger, Iscoe & Greene, we’ve seen the devastation and problems that can follow from an accident that occurs on the water. An Okeechobee boating accident lawyer at our firm knows how to handle all of the details connected with making a legal claim after such an accident. We can answer all the complicated questions about property damage, medical expenses, and more. Since 1997, we have helped countless people just like you with comprehensive legal help. Our experience and knowhow can put you in the strongest position possible to obtain fair and just compensation for your damages and losses.
Florida is home to miles and miles of waterways, including coastal waters, channels, rivers, and lakes. With its mild weather and well-known recreational areas, millions of people in the state spend time on yachts, motorboats, sailboats, other vessels, and personal watercraft. As a result, Florida surpasses all other states when it comes to boating accidents. According to the U.S. Coast Guard, Florida led all states in 2012 for total accidents, property damage, deaths, and injuries involving boats. A total of 662 boating accidents occurred in 2012. Fifty people died and another 398 sustained injuries. Damages resulting from these accidents exceeded $6,800,000. The Coast Guard has reported that almost 57 percent of all U.S. boating accidents are associated with operator error, poor judgment, or inexperience. Another known cause of these accidents includes the use of alcohol while boating.
Many boating accidents are caused by the negligence or misconduct of the boat or personal watercraft operator. If that was the case in your Okeechobee boating accident, you may be entitled to financial compensation for your medical expenses, loss of income, property damage, pain, suffering, and more. You can rely on Steinger, Iscoe & Greene to take prompt action on your behalf. You won’t have to settle for less than you deserve from an insurance company. We know that the financial costs of a boating accident can be high and may lead to financial jeopardy. Let us use our considerable resources and legal skills to do the job that we know how to do best. With our No Fee Guarantee®, you won’t pay a dime unless we get the money you deserve.
Our team of legal professionals can be your first responder after a boating accident. With more than 30 attorneys and more than 130 support staff to assist you, we are just a phone call away. We have what it takes to get the job done: experience, skill, dedication, and persistence. That’s why we have top ratings from many legal industry organizations, such as Avvo and Martindale-Hubbell. Get the professional legal help you need. Contact an Okeechobee boating accident attorney at the firm for a free consultation to get started. Your call will be answered at any hour of the day or night, seven days a week.