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What Is Required if I'm Involved at a boating accident or watercraft accident?

If you are involved in a boating accident, usually it requires a report to the agency within the state that regulates ships or to the United States Coast Guard or even both. When a boat or watercraft operator is involved in a collision with another vessel or an "allision"(so striking a fixed object or a non-moving vessel), then they must promptly contact the state agency regulating ships to ascertain whether any kind of documentation is necessary. Struggling to stay on the scene, give aid, and report that the commuting injury to the appropriate state agency in a timely fashion is a crime. If a person was hurt or property damage occurred be certain to report the boating incident your insurance carrier. If someone other than you was at fault, contact The Injury Firm soon as you can.

Our seasoned boating accident lawyer in Fort Lauderdale and watercraft accident attorneys in Fort Lauderdale Florida have experience managing an assortment of boating personal injury cases and watercraft personal injury cases. Make sure you don't get to the statute of limitations for your boating or watercraft injury, call The Injury Firm immediately.

Fort Lauderdale

2000 N.E. 45th Street
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33308

Phone (954) 951-0000
Fax: (954) 951-1000
Email: info@flinjuryfirm.com

West Palm Beach

500 South Australian Ave.
Suite 600
West Palm Beach, Florida 33401
(by appointment)

Toll-free: 833-332-1333


71 Commercial Street #40
Merchantile Building
Boston, MA 02109
(by appointment)

Toll-free: 833-332-1333

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