Sacramento Boating and Maritime Accidents – Who is at Fault?
Fault in maritime accidents
Cruise ships bear a responsibility to ensure their passengers are safe and do not suffer injuries. Because of the size of the ship and all the activities in which people can engage, cruise lines have similar liabilities as other business owners that provide recreational facilities. Types of accidents that can occur while on a cruise can include the following:
Passengers who suffer injury because of a cruise line’s negligence can hold the business liable for damages. Ship employees who suffer injury on a cruise ship also have legal protection under maritime law, such as the Jones Act, which enables them to recover damages for medical costs and lost wages.
Put strong advocates on your side
Boating accidents can cause extremely serious injuries, such as traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries and wrongful death. Dealing with such catastrophic injuries can require a lifetime of assistive care and medical attention. Costs may run into millions of dollars. To be sure you receive adequate compensation and are not saddled with expenses, you need a competent and experienced law firm to handle your case. Mastagni Holstedt, A Professional Corporation has decades of experience representing clients in Sacramento with boating accidents and other types of accident and injury lawsuits.
Consult an experienced maritime and boating accident law firm
Contact us online or call 1-877-212-6907 for a free consultation.