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West Palm Beach Failure to Adhere to Posted Laws Boating Accident Lawyers
If you or someone you love was injured in a boating accident caused by someone else’s failure to adhere to posted laws, contact the experienced and compassionate West Palm Beach boat accident attorneys at Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller, Overbeck & Baxter P.A. today. Victims of boating accidents often have many short and long-term consequences to deal with as a result of their injuries. Boat accidents have the potential to cause serious injury, and in some cases even death. Boat accident victims may suffer injuries such as lacerations, broken bones, torn ligaments, amputation, head, neck, and spine trauma, or even death.
Although open water is different from roadways, there are still laws that all boaters must obey. When a boater fails to adhere to these laws, accidents can result, with devastating consequences. To discuss what courses of action you may have against those who caused your injury, contact the knowledgeable and understanding West Palm Beach reckless boating attorneys at Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller, Overbeck & Baxter P.A. today by calling 561.689.8180.
Why You Need a Lawyer
The law around boat accidents can be complicated and confusing. Most people are less familiar with laws for boats than other laws, which can make it difficult to know if the person who caused your accident was truly at fault. An attorney can help, as they know the law, what legal recourse you may have against those who caused your injury, and what parties may potentially be held liable for your injuries.
Attorneys can consult with experts who can help determine the costs of future medical care so that you are fairly compensated for the harm you may continue to suffer even in the future. Additionally, an attorney can speak with other attorneys and insurance representatives. This can ensure that you get what you deserve and are not pressured by others to accept an offer for less compensation than what you may be owed for your injuries.
Why Choose Us
Our team of dedicated attorneys and legal professionals at Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller, Overbeck & Baxter P.A. are committed to giving each client the individualized representation they deserve. We recognize that each case and each client are different and that when a person comes to us for help, they have already suffered some trauma. It is our goal to help clients by making sure that they get the compensation they deserve so they can take time to heal and move forward with their lives. Over the years, we have collected millions of dollars for our clients, and you can trust that we won’t stop fighting until you get the compensation you deserve.
Failure to Adhere to Posted Laws
Failure to adhere to posted laws is a form of negligence. If your boating accident and subsequent injuries were the result of someone not following posted laws, they may have been negligent and may be liable for the harm you suffered.
Negligence occurs when a party with a duty to act in a reasonable manner to prevent foreseeable harm to others fails in their duty, thereby harming others. In instances when a law prohibits certain conduct and a person engages in that conduct anyway, they may have been negligent. Negligence eases some of the burden of proof for the party bringing the lawsuit, making it easier to win your case. As such, the party bringing the claim must only prove that the wrongdoer’s act, or failure to act, caused the injuries or damages they suffered.
Depending on the specific facts and circumstances of a case, there are various parties that may liable for any injuries resulting from a failure to adhere to posted laws. The boat operator may be liable. Additionally, the boat owner, whether they are an individual or an entity, may be liable. The easiest way to find out who was ultimately responsible for your injuries is to consult with an experienced boat accident lawyer.
Negligence law can be confusing and can become even more complicated in situations where more than one party was involved. That’s why the experienced personal injury attorneys at Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller, Overbeck & Baxter P.A. are here to help.
Dealing with the consequences of a boating accident can be trying for the victim and their family. You do not need the stress of worrying about how you are going to pay your bills and get the medical treatment you need. If you were injured in a boat accident due to another party’s negligence, you may be entitled to compensation. To discuss your legal rights and learn more about holding those liable for your injuries accountable, contact the compassionate West Palm Beach boat accident lawyers at Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller, Overbeck & Baxter P.A. today by calling 561.689.8180.