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Boat Accidents

Were You Injured in a Boating Accident in Galveston?

Advocating on Behalf of Victims Throughout Texas

Living in Galveston, Texas can be ideal for many reasons. In addition to the endless entertainment and lifestyle options, residents have a wide range of boating opportunities. From the West and East Bays to the prominent Galveston Bay, the abundance of water-oriented recreational activities are seemingly endless. Unfortunately, many inexperienced boat operators are unaware that taking charge of the wheel behind a boat will require the same amount of attention, precision, and care as a car or other vehicle.

Boating-related injuries and deaths are on the rise, especially in the Galveston area. Though some boating injuries and incidents may be caused by operators, other accidents can be caused by technical issues. If you have suffered any type of injury due to a boating-related accident, you must speak with the Galveston personal injury lawyers at The Daspit Law Firm. We know how to protect your rights at this time.

How Negligence Impacts Your Claim

Operating a boat requires adhere to serious ordinances established by the city and state of Texas. Failing to adhere to these regulations could cause serious, if not deadly, injuries. If your injuries have been caused by no fault of your own, an experienced lawyer can pursue compensation according to the extent of the injuries you have sustained.

Common examples of negligence include:

  • Improper supervision or operation of vessel
  • Boating under the influence (BUI)
  • Distraction and inattention
  • Speeding and reckless operation
  • Passengers falling overboard due to overcrowding
  • Lack of safety equipment or life-saving techniques
  • Equipment defect, resulting in propeller failure, explosion, capsizing, or sinking

As experienced lawyers, we know how to accurately assess an accident. Whether your accident occurred on a privately owned boat or a commercial boat, do not neglect your opportunity to maximize your compensation after an accident. Failing to act with a skilled legal professional could cause you to be undercompensated, which may prolong pain, aggravate physical injuries, or increase financial burdens.

Need compensation? Call our injury attorneys immediately.

After working for years as a former insurance defense attorney, John Daspit understands what is needed to create a successful, indisputable case. When you work with The Daspit Law Firm, you can have access to a team of legal professionals that is completely and totally devoted to restoring your quality of life so that you do not have to continue worrying about medical expenses or property losses.

If you were injured or if someone you love has suffered a wrongful death at the hands of a negligent boating operator or manufacturer, contact our Galveston boating accident lawyers today.

Just a Few Reasons to
Choose The Daspit Law Firm

  • We Get to Know Clients on a Personal Level
  • There Are No Legal Fees Unless We Win Your Case
  • We Make Home and Hospital Visits for Clients
  • Our Firm Offers Free and Confidential Case Reviews
  • We're Available 24/7, At Night and On Weekends

What Our
Clients Are Saying

  • Thank you so much Daspit!!

    “Thank you so much Daspit!! You made the accident that I was in not so traumatizing. When I was hit by a person who was not from Houston and did not know downtown well he at first was sorry and admitted it was his fault until the cops showed up. From that point on I was in a panic until I entered your office and you guided me through.I recommend Daspit to anyone who wants to be treated with compassion and needs true guidance through the law.”

    Erica G.

  • What a great experience with the team at Daspit Law firm!

    “What a great experience with the team at Daspit Law firm! From the moment I walked in I received first class treatment. Not only did Brandon get me more than I thought possible but we didn't even go to court. Also got to meet John Daspit himself who made me feel right at home. They both get 5 stars for sure!”

    Janet P.

  • Great experience at Daspit law! These guys really know what their doing.

    “Great experience at Daspit law! These guys really know what their doing. I had no idea it would be this easy. Corey stepped up and took care of everything!”

    Joanna C.

  • Just took my cousin in to see the team at Daspit Law.

    “Just took my cousin in to see the team at Daspit Law. Oddly my cousin just was in an accident. We apparently are having a run of bad luck. At least we can count on Daspit to get us what we need.”

    Mario W.

  • Such a great experience from start to finish.

    “Such a great experience from start to finish. From the moment I called to the first visit everyone was extremely cordial and went out of their way to accommodate my needs. We went through everything step by step and they made me feel comfortable throughout the whole process. very pleased with the settlement!”

    Julian S.