West Palm Beach Reckless Boat Operation Lawyers

If the reckless operation of a boat has harmed you or one of your loved ones, then the West Palm Beach reckless boat operation attorneys of Schuler, Weisser, Zoeller, Overbeck & Baxter P.A. are here to fight for you. Operating a boat takes knowledge, skill, and careful attention. If someone is reckless in operating a boat, it can easily lead to someone being harmed or killed. Recklessly operating a boat means operating a boat with clear disregard for the safety of others and in a way that can endanger a person’s life, property, or well-being. These actions can cause someone serious injury, such as broken bones, internal injuries, lacerations, and even drowning.

You should not have to bear the cost of injuries inflicted on you or your loved one by another person’s reckless operation of a boat. Schuler, Weisser, Zoeller, Overbeck & Baxter P.A. can help you through this hard time. To learn what your legal rights are, call us today at 561.689.8180 to set up a free consolation.

How a Boating Accident Attorney Can Help You

There are many ways that the reckless operation of a boat can cause harm. There are also many potential ways to recover compensation for your injuries, but only if you understand the law in Florida. Recovering the most amount of money possible requires in-depth knowledge of the law and experience with similar cases. An experienced personal injury and boating accident lawyer can provide you with the knowledge and experience needed to help you recover everything that you deserve.

Lawyers are trained to be knowledgeable about the law and to research cases quickly and efficiently. An experienced lawyer knows all the possible ways that you can get compensation in your case, based on research of past cases. They are your best bet for recovering as much as you possibly can.

Why Choose Schuler, Weisser, Zoeller, Overbeck & Baxter P.A.?

At Schuler, Weisser, Zoeller, Overbeck & Baxter P.A., we are determined to get as much compensation as possible for our clients. Our attorneys have decades of knowledge and experience to draw from and have used their skills to win millions of dollars for our clients. We will keep you informed about your case and will work tirelessly to achieve a good result for you. We also work on a fee-contingency basis, so we will only get paid if you do. Our clients are our passion, and we will fight to make sure you get the results you deserve. Contact Schuler, Weisser, Zoeller, Overbeck & Baxter P.A. today to set up a free consultation. We will listen to your story and start building a case to get you the compensation you need.

Cases We Handle

Reckless boating takes on many forms, all of which can cause devastating accidents. Some of the most common kinds of reckless boating incidents that we handle include:

  • Speeding
  • Boating in a restricted area
  • Failing to follow navigation rules
  • Allowing passengers into restricted areas of the boat
  • Boating under the influence of alcohol or drugs
  • Jumping wakes
  • Weaving between boat traffic

These and other reckless actions often cause boating accidents. When you’re the victim of a reckless boating accident, you are entitled to compensation from the responsible party. Some of the damages that Schuler, Weisser, Zoeller, Overbeck & Baxter P.A. can help you recover include:

  • Physical injuries
  • Medical expenses
  • Property damage
  • Reckless endangerment
  • Loss of income, both present and future
  • Loss of enjoyment of life
  • Pain and suffering
  • Wrongful death

The number of ways that reckless boat operation can occur ensures that each case is unique. Whatever the cause, rest assured that Schuler, Weisser, Zoeller, Overbeck & Baxter P.A. can get you compensation. If there is harm, there is a way to recover, and we can find that way for you.

What You Should Do After an Accident

If a boater has recklessly operated their vehicle and harmed you, there are some things you can do to improve the situation. These steps, if followed, can make it much quicker and easier for you to recover everything that you deserve.

First, make sure to get the incident recorded in as much detail as you can. This can help with gathering facts later. For example, if you were a passenger and your captain’s recklessness hurt you, details about the reckless actions can help your case.

Second, make sure to get insurance information from the reckless boater. Details on insurance information and contact information will make it much easier to file a claim.

Third, make sure to record any of the financial costs you have had to bear. At least part of your recovery could be based on the financial harm you have suffered. Records of what you have had to pay will make it much easier for you to recover what you are owed.

Make sure to contact Schuler, Weisser, Zoeller, Overbeck & Baxter P.A. and start your claim as soon as you can. Florida has a four-year statute of limitations for personal injury claims, after which it will be impossible for you to recover. It can take a lot of time to build a strong case, so call us right away.

Contact Us

At Schuler, Weisser, Zoeller, Overbeck & Baxter P.A. we are ready to help you through this stressful time. If you have been injured by reckless boat operation in Florida, you can depend on us. Don’t wait to get the compensation that you deserve. Contact us right away at 561.689.8180 to schedule a free consultation and start on the road to recovery.

Last Updated : May 5, 2023

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