Boat Accidents

Boat Accident Attorneys in Houston, Texas

The offshore houston boating accident injury attorneys at the law firm of Michael P. Fleming & Associates, P.C. help injured victims and their families recover damages following an accident on the water. Whether you were injured as a passenger in a boat that was operated negligently or in another boat, we can assist you with recovering damages for your pain and suffering.

Boating accidents can cause terrible personal injuries and wrongful death. The lack of regulation, training,

Motor Boat

High powered motor boats can be dangerous. A sudden impact with big waves can cause serious injury.

education, and licensing allows many inexperienced and young people get behind the controls of a boat.

Even more than automobiles, alcohol consumption is more and more commonplace in a pleasure watercraft. This combination results in horrific injuries for passengers, swimmers and other boaters.

If you need an experienced personal injury trial law specialist to assist you following a boating accident, contact Michael P. Fleming or the other injury lawyers at Michael P. Fleming & Associates, P.C. today.

Boat accident injury lawyer Michael P. Fleming has tried many cases in the state and federal courts and is one of the very small percentage of attorneys to have argued and won a case before the Supreme Court of the United States of America.

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The injury lawyers at Michael P. Fleming & Associates accept all forms of watercraft injury cases including those involving power boats, jet skis, wave runners, water ski boats and others. Boat accidents can be caused by a variety of factors including:

  • Intoxication
  • Inexperience
  • Excessive Speed
  • Inadequate Supervision
  • Inattention
  • Violation of Regulations

At least fifty percent of boating accidents are due to alcohol consumption. Not only is it illegal to operate a boat while intoxicated, the injuries inflicted in a crash can cause devastating injuries and death. This can also result in the demand and award of punitive damages as in a DWI accident. Often, the owner of the boat can be liable for the negligent actions of the operator if they negligently entrust the boat to another person.

If you were injured on a cruise ship, contact us as soon as you return home or email or call us directly from the ship for an immediate consultation.

Email the lawyers at Michael P. Fleming & Associates immediately or call the Houston boating accident attorney at 713-221-6800 today to discuss your boating accident case.