Santa Clarita Boat Accident Lawyers
We Are Ready to Fight for You & Your Recovery
Boating accidents—which can involve any type of watercraft or vessel, from a recreational boat to a commercial fishing vessel to a personal watercraft, like a Jet-Ski—are often devastating events. Because these accidents commonly take place on the water, there is a high risk of drowning and death. Even when they are not fatal, boat accidents often result in devastating, catastrophic injuries for those involved.
If you or someone you love was involved in a boat accident, we at the Law Offices of C. Ray Carlson understand what you are going through and the challenges you face. Our Santa Clarita boat accident lawyers can help you determine what to do next and, if someone else was at fault for the accident, we can help you fight for justice. We proudly represent clients in Santa Clarita, Valencia, Stevenson Ranch, and throughout the Santa Clarity Valley, San Fernando Valley, and beyond.
Types of Boating Accidents
There are many different types of boating accidents, all of which can have devastating consequences for the individuals involved.
Some of the most common types of boat accident we see include:
- Collision with another vessel
- Collision with a fixed object, such as a dock or buoy
- Collision with the tow of another vessel
- Jet-Ski, Sea-Doo, and other personal watercraft accidents
Regardless of the type of boating accident you’ve been involved in, it’s important to hire an experienced boating accident attorney who is well-versed in all boating laws in the state of California as soon as possible. At the Law Offices of C. Ray Carlson, we represent individuals in all types of complex personal injury cases, including those involving boat accidents in and around the Greater Los Angeles Area.
How Do Boating Accidents Happen?
In the vast majority of cases, boat accidents are the result of negligence. When boat and personal watercraft operators are inexperienced, inattentive, or reckless, they can seriously hurt innocent people.
Some of the leading causes of boating accidents include:
- Excessive speeds
- Inexperienced operators
- Navigational rules violations
- Improper lookout
- Unsafe weather/water conditions
Do You Need a Boating Accident Attorney?
When you’ve been injured in a boating accident in which you sustained injuries, we can help. Our team can empathize with what you are going through, and we can investigate who is liable for the accident, as well as examine every factor in the accident itself. Our Santa Clarita boating accident attorneys can do this while you take the time you need to recover. We work hard to assist you and your family throughout this difficult legal process. We are ready to speak on your behalf and negotiate with insurance companies for you. We are also not afraid to pursue fair compensation for our clients in the courtroom when insurance companies fail to offer fair settlements.
Why Hire the Law Offices of C. Ray Carlson?
At the Law Offices of C. Ray Carlson, our personal injury team is highly knowledgeable about all personal injury laws in California. We can put the details together of your accident and work as hard as possible to get you a fair and just settlement. With our years of experience and resources, we can help ensure that your legal rights are protected every step of the way.
We offer free legal consultations to all potential clients. We want to hear all about your boating accident, the details surrounding it, and your injuries and other damages. We also can answer any questions you have about our legal services, our experience, or what to expect from the legal process ahead.