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Boating Accidents

Waldorf Boating Accident Attorneys

Millions Recovered for Our Clients

Boating accidents often result in catastrophic or even fatal injuries. Due to the fact that many boating accidents take place on the water, these incidents often lead to fatal drownings. And, sadly, the vast majority of boating accidents could have—and should have—been prevented with proper care and attention.

If you were injured or lost a loved one in a boating accident, the Law Office of James E. Farmer, LLC can help. We know that nothing can undo the suffering you have been through, but if your accident was the result of someone else’s negligence, you shouldn’t have to simply deal with the resulting medical bills, lost income, and pain and suffering on your own. Our Waldorf boating accident lawyers can help you take action against the liable party and seek fair compensation for your damages.

Schedule a free initial consultation when you call (301) 265-2220 or by submitting an online contact form.

Common Causes of Boating Accidents

As stated above, boating accidents are often preventable, meaning they are caused by someone’s careless, reckless, negligent, or wrongful actions. When this is the case, the at-fault party can be held legally liable for damages.

Some of the most common causes of boating accidents include:

  • Inexperienced boat operators
  • Operating a watercraft while intoxicated
  • Failure to follow navigational rules
  • Distracted boat operators/operator inattention
  • Failure to keep a proper lookout
  • Hazards in the water
  • Poor weather/water conditions
  • Excessive speed
  • Defective parts
  • Machinery failure

Because boating is often a recreational activity, many people do not treat it with the same level of care as operating another type of motor vehicle, such as a car or motorcycle. However, boating can be just as dangerous as driving. Operating a boat or personal watercraft while intoxicated, speeding, or failing to pay attention while out on the water is never acceptable—and the consequences can be severe.

Fighting to Hold the Negligent Party Accountable

If you were hit by a careless boater or were otherwise involved in an accident caused by someone else’s negligence, our Waldorf boating accident lawyers are ready to help. We have the experience and skill to take on negligent boaters, as well as major insurance companies and their legal teams. Our attorneys can even investigate whether a defective part or product played a role in the accident and/or your injuries and, if so, can fight to hold the liable manufacturer or distributor accountable. We leave no stone unturned in our pursuit of the full, fair compensation you deserve.

Contact us online or call (301) 265-2220 for a no-cost, no-obligation consultation.

Client Testimonials

Real Stories From Real People
  • “Don’t mess around when it’s your money on the line. Go with these guys if you want excellent, competent attorneys.”

    - Miguel P.
  • “I have used James Farmer office for two accidents I have been in; both times they were exceptional.”

    - Ashley B.
  • “I've had several lawyers over the last decade and James Farmer has been the absolute best.”

    - Karl S.

Our Case Results

Successful Verdicts & Settlements
  • Hopkins v. Abell, Jr. $1.25 Million
  • James vs. Hernandez $1 million
  • Farrell v. Erie Insurance Company $706,000
  • Johnson v. Bean $585,000
  • Harris v. Jenkins $500,000
  • Garnett v. J.D.W. Associates $475,000
  • Carrie Howell vs. Allstate Insurance Company $435,814
  • Owen v. Miller $379,975
  • Binley v. Payne $375,000
  • Stange v. Gantt $333,000
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Why Hire Our FIrm?

  • Committed to Improvement

    We take pride in learning the latest strategies for maximizing damages, preparing our clients for trial & mounting an effective case.

  • A Record of Results

    Our firm has won tens of millions of dollars in financial compensation for individuals & their families.

  • Renowned in Our Field

    We are well-regarded in the legal community & are even known & respected among insurance companies.

  • Fearless Advocacy

    We are not afraid to confront negligent medical professionals, hospitals, nursing homes or their insurance companies.

  • Valuable Insight

    We know how to skillfully navigate government bureaucracies to help our clients obtain workers’ compensation benefits.

Your Fight is our fight

Contact us for a free consultation to learn how we can help you take control of your situation and discuss your legal options today.