Rhode Island Boat Accident Lawyers
From the Providence River to Boston Harbor, New England’s coastline attracts residents and visitors alike with its world-class boating and recreational water opportunities. And while most boaters take safety precautions required by Rhode Island and Massachusetts regulations, a severe and even fatal boating accident can still occur.
If you were injured in a boating accident that wasn’t your fault, we want to help. With years of experience helping injury victims in Rhode Island and Massachusetts, the lawyers at the Bottaro Law Firm, LLC are ready help you with your boat accident claim. Call us 24/7 at (401) 375-2943 today to get started with a free case review.
Compensation for Boating Accident Injuries in Rhode Island
Boating accidents are caused by a variety of circumstances, including:
- Boating while intoxicated
- Inexperienced operation
- Negligent, reckless, or distracted boating
- Negligent boat maintenance
- Improper lookout
- Machinery failure
- Excessive speed
- Hazardous water or weather conditions
- Force of wave/wake
If your boat accident injury was a caused by these or other circumstances, you may be entitled to compensation for your injuries. At the Bottaro Law Firm, LLC, we’re ready to provide the strong legal representation you deserve. Contact a boat accident lawyer with the knowledge and resources to build a strong claim today—just dial (401) 777-7777.
Evidence in Boat Accident Claims
Evidence is key to building a strong case. In boat accident cases, we can collect several types of evidence to help prove your claim for compensation including:
Did you or anyone else take photos at the scene of the accident?
- Witness statements
Are there witnesses who can corroborate your version of the events of the accident?
- Police reports
If police responded to the accident, there should be a police report indicating details from the accident—which may include potential causes or suspected responsible parties.
- Phone records
If you suspect that the boater who caused the accident was distracted because they were using their phone, we can request a copy of their phone records to confirm this.
- Medical Records
Medical records from any resulting injuries can help establish both the timing and cause of your injuries.