Gainesville Boating Accident Lawyer | The Law Offices of Ron Sholes, P.A.

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"Whether it's a whiplash, serious injury or wrongful death case, we pride ourselves on representing you with the personal service and aggressive representation that you expect and deserve!" -Attorney Ron Sholes

Back Injury

$3.5 MILLION
After a trial, we obtained a verdict of 3.5 million for our client that sustained low back injuries requiring two surgeries and a lifetime of pain management.

Semi-Truck Accident

$3.50 MILLION
Our client was involved in a commercial vehicle accident which led to spinal fusion surgery requiring a spinal cord stimulator.

Long-Term Injuries

$2.5 MILLION
We obtained a $2.5 million verdict for our client that suffered a fractured arm and leg, necessitating surgery, as well as spinal injuries requiring long-term pain management for spinal injuries.

Auto Accident

$2.16 MILLION
We obtained a verdict for our client who sustained spinal injuries in an accident that required spinal fusion surgery.

Auto Accident

$1.95 MILLION
We obtained a $1.95 million verdict for a client who sustained spinal injuries in an auto accident which required a lifetime of pain management and need for future surgery.

Motorcycle Crash

$1.45 MILLION
Our client was involved in a motorcycle crash and sustained injuries. We were able to recover $1,450,000.

Commercial Vehicle Accident

$1.30 MILLION
Our client was involved in a commercial vehicle accident and sustained injuries. We were able to recover $1,300,000.

Product Liability

$1.0 MILLION
Our client sustained injuries due to a faulty product. We were able to recover $1,000,000

Semi-Truck Accident

$1.0 Million
We recovered for our client injured in an accident resulting in shoulder and spinal injuries.

Slip & Fall Injury

$1.0 Million
We recovered for our client who was injured in a fall at an apartment complex.

Gainesville Boating Accident Attorney

Boating Accidents in Alachua County

Florida is home to numerous waterways, including numerous lakes in Alachua County where people enjoy fishing, boating, and spending time out on the water. Unfortunately, what begins as a relaxing recreational activity can soon turn disastrous when others on the water are not careful.
If you or someone you love was involved in a serious boating accident in the Gainesville area, you could be entitled to financial compensation for your medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering. At the Law Offices of Ron Sholes, P.A., we believe that you should not have to suffer the consequences of someone else’s negligence on your own, and our team of skilled personal injury lawyers is here to help you fight for the justice you deserve. With over 100 years of collective experience, our lawyers are ready to help you navigate the legal process and advocate for your maximum recovery.
Speak to one of our caring, experienced boating accident attorneys in Gainesville during a free initial consultation. Call (855) 933-3881(855) 933-3881 today contacting us online or get Started

Who Is Liable for Boating Accidents?

Boating accidents are relatively rare, but when they do happen, they are often the result of negligence. Because it is a recreational activity, many people do not take boating safety seriously. This can—and does—result in devastating accidents, injuries, and deaths.
When someone else is responsible for a boating accident, injured victims or the family members of those killed in the accident can seek financial compensation from the liable person or party. Determining who is liable for the accident is a critical element of a successful claim and, often, it involves uncovering which person or party acted negligently, recklessly, or wrongfully. In most cases, the first step in doing this is determining how the accident happened.

Some of the most common causes of boating accidents in Florida include:

When you trust your case to our Gainesville boating accident attorneys, we will immediately begin an investigation into how the incident occurred and, most importantly, who was liable. For example, if an intoxicated boater crashed into your vessel, we can prove the intoxicated individual was acting both negligently and unlawfully and is, therefore, liable for the incident. If you were injured due to defective or malfunctioning equipment, we may be able to bring a product liability case against the manufacturer on your behalf.

Damages in Boating Accident Cases

Sadly, many boating accidents result in catastrophic injuries. Because these incidents typically occur on the water, the risk of fatal drownings and near-drowning is extremely high. Victims often experience drowning-related brain injuries, broken bones, spinal cord injuries, and wrongful death. For those who survive, as well as the families of those who do not, the aftermath can be unimaginably difficult to bear.

At the Law Offices of Ron Sholes, P.A., our Gainesville boating accident lawyers help victims and their families fight for fair compensation for the following damages:

When you choose the Law Offices of Ron Sholes, P.A., you get a team of 20 attorneys, 6 investigators, and over 100 assistant support staff dedicated solely to you and your case. We provide personal attention and consistent communication, offering updates on your case and even giving you your attorney’s cell phone number to ensure that we are always available when you need us most.
Our firm is ready to demand the full compensation you are owed for your economic and non-economic damages. We do not charge any attorneys’ fees unless/until we recover compensation for you. If we don’t win your case, you do not pay!

We understand that no amount of financial compensation can undo the immense suffering you and your loved ones have been through; however, a successful personal injury or wrongful death claim can not only provide you with a much-needed sense of justice but can also grant you the financial resources you need to heal.

Types of Boating Accident Cases We Handle

Some of the most common causes of boating accidents in Florida include:

If you believe someone else’s careless, reckless, or unlawful conduct is responsible for your injuries and resulting damages, do not hesitate to reach out to our Gainesville office to learn how our team can fight for you. In Florida, you have a limited amount of time to file your claim before you lose the right to seek compensation altogether. Depending on the specifics of your case, this timeframe may range anywhere from three to four years from the date of the accident. In the event of wrongful death, your time to bring a claim is even more limited at just two years from the date of death.
Do not wait to contact our Gainesville boating accident lawyers. We are ready to put our 100+ years of combined experience and proven record of success on your side. Our team of 20 attorneys, 6 investigators, and 100+ support staff members are available to take your call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and we offer legal services in Spanish, Russian, and German for your convenience.
Call us today at (855) 933-3881 or fill out and submit an online case evaluation form to get started with your free, no-obligation consultation with an attorney.

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Call The Law Offices of Ron Sholes, P.A. at 855-WE-FIGHT or fill out and submit our online contact form to request a free initial consultation today. We look forward to hearing your story and sharing how we can help you get back on your feet.

    Why Hire Us

    No Fees Unless We Win

    We work on a contingent basis, which means you do not pay a dime unless we make a recovery.

    Maximizing Your Recovery

    Navigating a personal injury claim is like a chess match. It's about determination, commitment, and a will to win! We don’t just talk about maximizing claims and delivering results, we do it!.

    Personal Service

    We have a team of client care specialists and an owner that demands every client be treated like family. This means frequent contact and updates by the legal team to help put your mind at ease.

    Legal Advice & Counsel

    We understand the importance of providing you sound legal advice and counsel throughout the claims process. Our attorneys and support staff communicate with you about your health and your claim throughout the process.

    Experienced Legal Team

    Our team includes over 20 attorneys with over 200 years of combined experience, numerous investigators and medical staff, and more than 100 professional support staff.

    Convenient Locations

    We’re your neighborhood law firm, not a downtown law firm. With fully staffed offices in several Northeast Florida counties and Jacksonville offices in Arlington, Northside, Westside, and Southside, we’re here for you!

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