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Naples Boat Accident Lawyers

Naples Boat Accident Lawyers

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“Excellent experience!”

Excellent experience with very good results, I am very happy and satisfied with the Goldstein, Buckley, Cechman, Rice & Purtz law firm I, especially Mr. Christopher Smith who at all times during the process of my case was very honest, correct and efficient. I highly recommend this firm and this attorney because they really made a big difference to the results in my case.

Sergio-Leydi C.


Attorney Purtz and the entire staff have been wonderful. They went above and beyond. Highly recommended!

Burton P.

“This law firm is awesome!”

This law firm is awesome. They were very thorough and attention to detail. If you have any issues that need quick results this is the one. Please always think of them for all your lawyer needs.

John W.

“Accident Case”

Goldstein, Buckley, Cechman, Rice and Purtz, PA was the only law firm who would take our car accident case. Andrea Pleimling Smith was very thorough, explained everything in a very detailed fashion, and was easy to reach when questions arose. She kept us informed every step of the way. Without her, we would have suffered a severe financial loss due to an accident which was not our fault. Florida’s No Fault law is terrible and very unfair. Andrea and her team were very helpful in recouping all of the money we were required to spend!

Karen and David B.

“Thank you again for everything”

Thank you again for everything you did for me. Your compassion and concern was greatly appreciated. I have all the faith in the world with you by my side. If ever I know someone who needs an attorney, I will recommend your office. Everyone I had dealings with was very professional. Good job.

Terri D.

“Great Service”

We have used Goldstein, Buckley, Cechman, Rice & Purtz in the past and presently and they always provide great customer service. They are very knowledgeable and thorough in their representation and always go the extra mile to make sure we’re represented fairly. Highly recommend!

Nick A.

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Naples Boat Accident Lawyers

Serving Fort MyersCape CoralLehigh Acres, Lee County, Naples, Collier County,  Port Charlotte, and Charlotte County, FL

If you’ve ever been involved in a boating accident and you suffered a serious injury, you are likely looking for ways to get justice for your damages. We are so sorry that you’ve had to go through this and experience your life flipping upside down because of someone else who acted carelessly and negligently, causing a boat accident. Our Naples boat accident lawyers want to give you the support that you need to get the results you deserve. We are dedicated to helping the injured people in our community fight against negligent people and hold them responsible and accountable so you get the justice you are entitled to. Please call and set up a free consultation today.

Ways to Ensure Your Case’s Success

If you are looking for your case to be successful, you need to know that immediately after you have suffered injury on your boat accident there are some things you need to accomplish. The number one most important thing that you can do for yourself after your accident is to get in front of a doctor and tell them about every ache and pain that you are experiencing. Immediate medical attention is not only going to help you get better sooner but it’s going to help your case be more successful. It’s important to the success of your case for us to know the extent of your injuries and damages related to this boat accident so that we can bring this proof of injury to the insurance company that represents the liable party and show them exactly how badly you are impacted by this accident and what exactly we think that you deserve in compensation for it.

Another thing that you need to do right away after your accident and after you seek your medical attention is to hire our Naples boat accident lawyers to help with your case. Most of the time when you were filing a case for a personal injury, including a boat accident injury, you don’t know what needs to be done for the case to be successful. A lawyer, however, does. They are more than worth calling for at least a free, first consultation so that you can get to know what your rights are. They will be able to foresee any issues that stand in your way of getting the justice that you deserve. You are being held to a statute of limitations so the sooner that you reach out to a lawyer the better off you’ll be. Four years might seem like a long time but they can disappear quickly if you’re not thinking actively about your lawsuit.

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    Far too often we see people contacting us too late. They’ve either missed their statute of limitations or they’ve done something that can be repairable ruin their case like giving the insurance company a recorded statement about the accident. If you were to give the insurance company a recorded statement regarding what happened to you, they can use their training to get you to answer their questions in a way that would allow them to reduce what they give you in compensation or completely throw away your case. Call to set up a free first consultation with us to protect your rights to justice.

    You Are Entitled to Justice

    When you hop on a boat, you are expecting a fun and relaxing time. You don’t anticipate ending up with an injury that could affect you potentially for the rest of your life if it’s bad enough. People tend to be more carefree when they are enjoying something like a boating activity. Alcohol and drugs are often involved which could end up with catastrophic accident. In the very worst of these cases, it can be fatal. Of course, you understand that there is a risk in going on a boat. That’s a risk that you take for most activities to do in your life. You could be hit by a car if you walk to the grocery store. Simply because you know that there’s a possibility, however, doesn’t mean that you are any less entitled to justice if you are in fact seriously injured in a boating accident. Our Naples boat accident lawyers want to help you get the justice that you deserve. You are entitled to justice, even if you are friends with the person who is responsible for causing the accident. You should always pursue justice.

    Unfortunately, because of the nature of boat accidents, they tend to be quite severe. You don’t get the protection that you would if you were in a car with airbags and seatbelts. On a boat, you are more often than not seated without any sort of restraints and without any protection from a collision. People can get thrown around the boat or thrown off the boat and suffer drowning injuries. We commonly see deep lacerations and concussions from people who have been involved in a boat accident, as well as broken bones and internal bleeding even. The medical treatment that you need to recover from a boating accident can be intense and expensive.

    Please rest assured knowing that our Naples boat accident lawyers have the skill and experience needed to successfully handle these cases and have the track record to prove it. All you need to do is set up your first free consultation to get to know what you are entitled to and what your next steps should be. We will hold the liable party accountable for what they’ve done and we will push the insurance companies to come up with a settlement agreement that is as full and fair as possible.

    Benefits of Having a Lawyer

    After you’ve suffered serious injuries in a boating accident, it’s common for you to be very confused about what your next step should be. Most people have never had to go through a personal injury case before and it’s confusing. Please know that with the help of our Naples boat accident lawyers you can get the knowledge and skill needed to successfully go up against big insurance companies who are too greedy to give you what you deserve. Our lawyers are dedicated to forcing the hands of insurance companies to ensure that your end results are full and fair. We want to help you get whole again.

    You might hesitate to reach out because you’ve heard a common misconception that lawyers are expensive. When you hire a personal injury lawyer, you are not going to pay any out-of-pocket expense upfront ever. Personal injury lawyers, including boating accident lawyers, work on a contingency fee basis, which means we do not get paid unless we win your case.

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    Insurance Investigations

    If you want your case to be successful it’s important that you hire Naples boat accident lawyers you can trust to handle the insurance process. There will be an investigation about your boat accident as well as the negotiation with the insurance company to get you what you deserve. Each side of this lawsuit will be performing an investigation to determine the cause of the accident. It is our goal to find out how this accident could’ve been avoided. We want to hold the liable party accountable.

    We look to see who the operator of the boat or boats were. If it was a boat accident where there were two boats involved, then we will be investigating both of them. Sometimes, there is just one boat operator involved in the accident who hit a stationary object in the water or made a mistake operating a boat. We want to see what their experience is as well, including if they have a license. It’s important for us also to get a better understanding of whether or not they were under the influence when they get involved in this accident, as well. If their level of intoxication was high enough, then that could be the reason why this boating accident happened.

    I also look to see what kind of evidence we can get our hands on. If there were videos and photos that we could collect we will obtain those. If they were black box information, we will try to get that as well. Witnesses can also provide good evidence for us in the form of testimony. Our Naples boat accident Lawyers will also look to see on your medical records what your injuries were. This could help us tell a clear story of what happened and who the liable party is. From there we can go forward with fighting for your justice.

    Call Our Naples Boat Accident Lawyers

    If you are looking for representation for your boat accident case after you’ve suffered a serious injury at the hands of a negligent person, please call our Naples boat accident lawyers today. You have every right to have an expert in the field fighting in your corner for your justice. We want to help you fight the insurance companies who are too greedy to give you the results that you want on your own. Call today for a free consultation with us.

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    We have used Goldstein, Buckley, Cechman, Rice & Purtz in the past and presently and they always provide great customer service. They are very knowledgeable and thorough in their representation and always go the extra mile to make sure we’re represented fairly. Highly recommend!

    Nick A.

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