Why Should I Contact a New Jersey Maritime Attorney if Ive Been Hurt by a Distracted Boater?

If you have been hurt by a distracted boater, then it is important to talk to a New Jersey maritime attorney as soon as possible after your accident. A distracted boater may have been a negligent boater, and a negligent boater may be legally responsible for your injuries.

Boaters, like drivers, may be distracted by any number of things including:
  • Talking on a cell phone
  • Texting
  • Emailing or using the internet
  • Eating or drinking
  • Talking to a colleague or passenger
  • Daydreaming
  • Anything else that takes a boater's attention away from the safe operation of his or her vessel

If a distracted boater caused your injuries, then you may be entitled to damages. The types of damages to which you may be entitled depend on all the circumstances of the case and may include compensation for past and future costs. Contact an experienced New Jersey maritime lawyer at 1-800-3-MAY-DAY today to talk about your case, your legal rights and your potential financial recovery.