There are approximately 900,000 registered vessels in the state of California
and a startling $4 million in property damage caused by boating accidents
in 2004. Every year, thousands of people are injured or killed in boating
accidents that involve a cruise ship, ferry, privately-owned boat, jet
ski or other types of watercraft. In fact 439 injuries and 44 fatalities
were reported in California in 2004, leaving hundreds of individuals and
families to deal with the emotional and physical ramifications.
If you or someone you love has been injured in a boating accident, you
need a caring San Jose personal injury attorney who can help you file
a claim for compensation. The majority of boat accidents are preventable, and our
personal injury firm is here to help you recover what you have lost because of the negligence
or carelessness of another.
Experienced San Jose Boating Accident Attorney
Alcohol consumption plays a major role in fatal boating accidents, followed
by capsizing boats, collisions with other vessels and individuals falling
overboard. California law prohibits the operation of any vessel in a reckless
or negligent manner so as to endanger the limb, life or property of any
person. At Habbas & Associates, we are intimately familiar with this
law and others that serve to protect your rights in case of serious injury.
Regardless of whether you have been injured because of an intoxicated driver,
speeding driver or any other situation, you should call our firm to discuss
your case. With over 175 years of experience helping victims throughout
San Jose, we are passionate about protecting your rights and your future.
We may be able to help you file a claim to seek compensation for your
medical expenses and more, so call today.
Contact a San Jose boat accident attorney at our firm to schedule your free consultation today!