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Fighting for Jet-Ski Accident Victims

Jet-Ski Accident Lawyer

The Bay Area is a great place to enjoy water activities, such as boating, swimming, and jet-skiing. Jet-skis are perfect for lakes, open waterways, and use in the bay. Jet-skis, along with other personal watercrafts, are very popular because they are relatively small, easy to transport and fun to ride.

Jet-skis are typically built with a lot of power and are made to speed through the water, and unfortunately, this can lead to disaster for an inexperienced rider. Riders can also find themselves falling victim to jet-ski accidents as a result of boaters who are unaware of their presence and neglect to carefully share the water.

Common Injuries

As the victim of a jet-ski accident, you may have a right to receive compensation for injuries or damages as a result of the accident. Whether or not the accident was as a result of negligence, you need to consult with an attorney to ensure your rights are protected. Due to their speed, power and quick maneuverability, jet-skis can be quite dangerous, especially in untrained hands.

Some of the most common injuries from jet-ski accidents include:

Pursuing Compensation for Injuries

Only about 10% of all boating vessels in California are personal watercraft or jet-skis. Despite that, more than half of reported boating accidents (as result of a collision) involve jet-skiers. Additionally, like the motorcyclist, a jet-skier is more likely to be seriously injured in an accident than a person using another type of watercraft.

Even when precautions are taken, injuries from a jet-ski accident can be potentially life-threatening. If you or a loved one is the victim of a jet-ski accident, consult with an experienced attorney at our firm as early as possible after the accident. In these types of serious incidents, you should be aware of your rights to seek fair compensation from the negligent parties that caused your accident. Our firm has some of the top personal injury attorneys in the country, and we hold records for our successful verdicts and settlements.

Our caring and aggressive legal team is the firm you want on your side during this complex process. Contact us today.

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    Inner Circle of Advocates
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates
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  • American Board of Trial Advocates
    American Board of Trial Advocates
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  • “Erik and his staffs were professional, well experienced, honest, knowledgeable and supportive.”

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  • “Erik was empathetic, professional, and realistic. He's a consummate professional and an excellent negotiator.”

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  • “Mr. Peterson and his team displayed the utmost professionalism guiding me through this very emotional process.”

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What Sets Bostwick & Peterson, LLP Apart?

  • Over $750 Million Recovered for Our Clients
  • Record-Setting Birth Injury Verdicts & Settlements in Four States
  • We Have Received the Trial Lawyers "Presidential Award of Merit"
  • We Have Been Included in the List of "Best Lawyers in America" by U.S. News - Best Lawyers®
  • Attorney James Bostwick Is a Certified Specialist by the American Board of Professional Liability
  • We Are Members of the Inner Circle of Advocates, Which Is the Nation’s Top 100 Plaintiff Lawyers