Maritime accidents cover a vast range of water related accidents
In Florida, we are surrounded by water and many of us enjoy our oceans, lakes and rivers on boats, cruise ships, or other watercraft year round. You may find yourself injured in a boating accident while enjoying the water for recreation or for work, while on a boat or on the dock. Maritime accidents cover a vast range of water related accidents and the law involving these injuries is complex. If you or someone you love is injured in or near the water, we want you know your rights. Our maritime/boating attorneys at Rubenstein Law are experienced and understand you want to protect yourself and ensure you receive the compensation you deserve.
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If you are injured in a boating accident protect yourself - call Rubenstein Law today.
When you are injured during a maritime accident due to the negligence of another, it may be confusing or scary and you may be unsure whether you have the right to recover money for your injuries. This is why
it’s important to hire an injury lawyer who is skilled and knowledgeable in theses types of cases. Maritime and boating accident law can vary vastly from typical personal injury law, including the time limit to make a claim and the body of law that governs maritime accidents.
A maritime or boating accident can occur due to
a wide variety activities on or around bodies of water, and can lead to serious injury or death. Call us if you find yourself or someone you love the victim of a maritime accident as the result of a:
Boat tour or River cruise
Off-shore oil rig accident
Marine crane accident
Commercial fishing boat accident
Tanker, cargo ship or barge accident
Our injury attorneys will protect your legal rights, help you understand your options and get you the money you need and deserve.
We are experienced in the complexities of maritime law - Let us help.
At Rubenstein Law, we know maritime law and have experience investigating and uncovering the negligence that led to your injury. The type of
negligence that can cause a maritime accident vary, but common accidents arise from:
Equipment aboard that is unfit or unseaworthy
Lack of appropriate and adequate equipment
Inability to provider necessary medical treatment after an accident at sea
Unsafe working conditions
Inadequate training or safety measures
Ignoring safety statutes and standards
If you are involved
in these or any type of
maritime accident, please seek immediate medical care. Even if an accident seems to be small, you can prevent additional health complications from developing by pursuing immediate attention.
Contact Rubenstein Law injury attorneys at 1-800-FL-LEGAL immediately, if you or a loved one have been injured
in a maritime or boating accident. We will thoroughly evaluate
your case and help you recover the compensation your injuries necessitate
. We are available 24/7, nights and weekends and we represent clients and incidents throughout Florida.
Your health insurance, Medicare, and Medicaid may pay for some or all of your medical bills. If you were in a car accident, PIP insurance may also pay some of your bills (see section C for additional information). If you have any bills left over, Rubenstein Law will do our best to negotiate a reduced percentage of the remaining bills so that they can be paid with a part of your settlement. If we accomplish that, you will not owe your doctors money. Although we can make no guarantee, we have been very successful in favorably resolving our client’s unpaid medical bills.
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