Boat Accidents – Each year, thousands of people are injured or killed in boating accidents. Boating or personal watercraft accidents are often due to negligence. These accidents can result in serious, even deadly, injuries. These accidents can happen on a privately-owned boat, a cruise ship, a jet ski, a ferry, or other various types of watercraft.
In the year 2009, there were 736 boat accident fatalities and 3,358 injuries from 4,730 recreational boat accidents in the United States. Shockingly, American waterways are second to highways in regards to the number of accidental deaths. Louisiana is ranked in the top 5 states with the most boating fatalities. No matter where you are boating, follow safety provisions, be properly prepared and equipped, and always wearing your life jacket!
Regardless of the type of boating accident you or a loved one might have been involved in, Juan LaFonta and Associates can help you get the compensation you deserve. If you or a loved one has been injured in a boating accident, Contact us today!
At Juan Lafonta & Associates, we understand the physical and emotional pain that a boating accident or offshore injury can have on you and your family. Having years of experience in representing people injured gives us the leverage and skills to fight for the compensation that you deserve. During the legal process after your injury, we treat each of our clients as an individual: respect, compassion, and empathy. Although we have successfully achieved millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements for our clients, we remain committed to focusing on you and your unique situation. If you’ve been injured, we’ll fight for you.
If you or a loved one has been injured in a boating accident or offshore accident in New Orleans, we’ll fight hard to get you the maximum compensation when you are the most vulnerable. Let us sort out the facts and details of the case and protect your rights, while you focus on your recovery.