The level of devotion to victims at Whitehead Law Group, will make you feel comfortable knowing that we will work diligently to win the maximum compensation you deserve.

While yachting or boating can be a source of great fun and enjoyment, things can become dangerous. Florida is known worldwide as a top locale for boating, as well as having the highest number of boating accidents. Every year, thousands of passengers are injured on boats, cruise ships, excursions, and tenders.

Boat/cruise ship operators hold many regulations but often ignore them, resulting in serious injuries.

A loved one drowned after falling overboard.
You fell on a wet deck or tripped and suffered an injury.
You fell on unleveled floors.
You were assaulted by another passenger or crew member.
You suffered food poisoning on the ship.

Negligence may include but NOT limited to:

  • Failure to follow rules regarding maximum number of passengers
  • The driver doesn’t know how to safely operate the boat
  • Operator distraction such as; texting, paying attention to others in the vessel, tending to the radio, etc..
  • Boating under the influence of drugs or alcohol
  • Speeding and reckless driving
  • Failure to follow Coast Guard regulations such as; maintaining the vessel, and safety equipment.

Under Florida’s boating accident laws, victims or family members of victims involved in boating accidents are able to pursue a claim for compensation when any type of negligence caused a boat accident and related injuries.

Injuries sustained in yachting or boating accidents are often devastating, with life-long repercussions. At Whitehead Law Group, we have represented many victims with such accidents, and understand what is required to win these types of claims. Let us help you pursue your claim, while you put your focus on recovering from your injuries.Your main concern should be your own health and wellbeing. Our attorneys will work to gather the evidence necessary to build you case and help you recover the maximum money you are entitled to as an injured cruise ship passenger or worker to compensate for your injuries, losses, and damages.

Discover the difference our help can make in your boating accident claim.
Contact us today at (305) 444-3886 OR e-mail us here.

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