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Everything You Need to Know about Boating Accident Claims

| Aug 21, 2020 | Firm News |

People go out on the water to relax and have fun. Unfortunately, a good time can easily turn bad when dangerous conditions are in place. If you’ve been in a boating accident, an experienced NJ attorney can help you navigate the waters ahead.

Common Causes of Boating Accidents

  • Distraction or lack of experience
  • Lookout failure
  • Intoxication
  • Weather hazards
  • Mechanical issues
  • Speeding
  • Navigational violations
  • Rough waters or force of wake

Why You Need a Lawyer

Boating accidents often come with legal complexities. This is because they often take place in areas controlled by maritime law. Maritime lawsuits can be difficult. When choosing your attorney, look for someone well-versed in maritime law.

How to Submit a Boating Accident Claim

1. Meet with a Qualified New Jersey Maritime Lawyer

Contact an attorney as soon as possible. A good New Jersey maritime attorney will be the key to winning your case.

2. Collect Information

You’ll need to collect contact information for the other involved parties and witnesses. You should also take photographs of injuries or property damage. Be sure to keep records of all your medical and repair costs.

3. Submit Your Claim

What Compensation Covers

With a good attorney in your corner, you might be able to receive compensation for medical expenses, property damage, loss of wages, pain and suffering, and emotional trauma.

Craig Annin & Baxter are the insurance attorneys NJ needs. Please contact us for help with your case. We are ready to do everything we can to ensure you get the compensation you deserve.