If you were involved in a jet ski accident in Florida and sustained injuries, our attorney can help you recover compensation for medical treatment and damages.
We investigate to determine if the negligence of a manufacturer, vendor, rental agency, boater or docking area management organization caused your jet ski accident.
Port of Miami, Bayside, Star Island, Sir Flagler Island, they're all ideal areas for jet skiers. Unfortunately, they're also ideal locations for catastrophic on-the-water collisions and injuries. The National Transportation Safety Board reports that inexperienced riders are responsible for approximately 84% of all accidents involving personal watercraft (PWC). According to Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission yearly statistics, 132 persons have been injured and 11 victims died recently in PWC accidents in Florida. Monroe County had the highest number of registered accidents, 32, causing 1 fatality and 33 injuries. 20 accidents occurred in Miami-Dade County causing 4 fatalities and 16 injuries.
If you were injured in a jet ski accident in Miami you can receive compensation for your medical expenses, lost wages, pain, and suffering, mental anguish etc. However, losses may be more difficult to retrieve because of limited liability. You must therefore first show that the other party was legally responsible and at fault. It is recommended to seek legal advice from an experienced attorney when dealing with jet ski accidents.View full answer