If you or a loved one have been injured in a boating accident that was caused by another person’s negligence, please seek help from a Pittsburgh boating accident attorney as soon as possible. At Shenderovich, Shenderovich & Fishman, we understand these cases can become complex, but we will work diligently to secure the compensation you deserve. Let our dedicated and experienced team get to the bottom of what happened so we can ensure you are treated fairly.
You probably only hear about boating incidents when multiple fatalities occur in major crashes. However, boating injuries happen all the time in and around Pittsburgh. Some of the most common causes of boating accidents are:
Boat accidents can cause severe injuries to those on board. We commonly handle cases of clients suffering from:
Both private boat owners and commercial boat operators can be held liable for boating accident injuries. When the negligence of a boat owner causes harm, you should not be on the line for expenses. Boat owners and companies have a duty to their patrons and guests, including:
If you work primarily on the water, you likely do not fall under regular workers’ compensation laws. Instead, injured maritime workers are protected and eligible for compensation through the Jones Act or the Longshore Workers’ Compensation Act. Both of these serve as forms of workers’ compensation and provide extensive protections for maritime employees.
If you or someone you care about has been injured in a boating accident that was caused by another person’s negligence, seek legal assistance now. At Shenderovich, Shenderovich & Fishman, we know that boating accidents can happen on private and commercial boats and that these injuries can be devastating. Let us get to work on securing the compensation you deserve. This can include: