Boating Accident Lawyer in Pasco
At Ty Hinnant Law PA, we are an experienced personal injury law firm serving clients in Pasco County, Florida. We protect the rights of our clients in boating and jet ski accidents, and can help you recover financial compensation for your injuries.
In Florida, many boaters are inexperienced at piloting speed boats, jet skis, and other personal and even commercial watercraft. Inexperienced boaters put others on the water at risk of serious injury and even death.
Boating Accidents and Florida Law
For most Florida boating accidents, the ability to bring a claim is three years. Boating Most Florida boating accidents are guided by federal admiralty law which requires a three year statute of limitations. Personal injuries and wrongful deaths that are controlled by federal admiralty law can occur anywhere on navigable waters with access to the sea, and when the activity that results in an injury bears a substantial relationship to a traditional maritime activity.
Types of Boating Accident Lawsuits We Handle
- Inadequate boat maintenance accidents
- Jet ski accidents
- Boat rentals accidents
- Wakeboarding accidents
- Water skiing accidents
- Canoe and kayak accidents
Boating Under the Influence
Florida has drunk driving laws that were created to help keep drivers, passengers, and the community safe. Florida also has laws against “Boating Under the Influence” (BUI) to make sure that boat operators and their passengers are also safe on the water.
Alcohol or drugs often play a role in boating accident cases. Just as we pride ourselves on helping those who seek justice and compensation from accidents caused by drunk drivers in Pasco County, we are also committed to ensure impaired boaters are also held accountable.