Florida is one the nation’s premier tourist locations. Surrounded by water, the state provides countless opportunities for recreation and sea-faring adventures. Boating is a popular pastime in the area; unfortunately, where there are boats, there are sometimes accidents. When cruise ship accidents result in personal injuries to those on board, it is good to know that they have recourse through available help within the legal system.
Cruise ship injury lawyers, Panter, Panter & Sampedro, P.A. are familiar with the many activities that residents and tourists enjoy upon Florida waters. They are also experienced in assisting those who have been injured while sailing on a commercial cruise line or recreating on a private boat. Whether an injury has occurred on deck, or while water skiing or fishing, a personal injury lawyer can help you seek retribution for the damages you have sustained.
Boating passengers have the right to reasonably assume that they will be safe and secure aboard a vessel. Some accidents have occurred through the negligent operation of a commercial ship or private boat. Other incidents involve passengers slipping and falling while on board or those who have been injured as victims of crimes due to negligent security during a boating excursion.
Panter, Panter & Sampedro, P.A. are available for consultation to answer any questions or concerns you might have regarding how to file legal claims in the aftermath of cruise ship accidents. Using online technology, we are able to communicate with clients throughout the nation and across the globe. If you have recently been injured or made ill during a boating trip in Florida, we can guide you through the process of determining what options are available and how best to proceed if considering pursuing legal action in the matter.