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If you’ve been injured in a boating accident near Tamp Bay or any of the surrounding waterways, we’re here to help you get the compensation you deserve.

Boat crashes are traumatic for everyone involved. What starts as a fun day on Tampa Bay ends in disaster and sometimes, despair. Boat accidents often cause severe injuries, a need for emergency medical assistance, boat damage, and lasting physical and emotional scars for the accident victims.

According to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission, the number one cause of boating accidents is “the operator’s inattention or failure to maintain a proper lookout.” This inattention creates dangerous situations for other boaters and swimmers in the area, not to mention the passengers or crew on their own boats. Another leading cause of boat crashes is alcohol consumption, a factor in 19% of deaths.

In one year 766 boat accidents occurred in Florida alone, and 261 of them involved collisions due to boating operator’s lack of attention while operating a vessel. Unfortunately, between 60 and 70 Floridians die every year in boating accidents due to negligent boat owners, a number that’s been on the rise in recent years. Despite efforts to increase the use of life jackets in Tampa Bay and the surrounding area, about 81% of people who die in boating accidents aren’t wearing them before or during the accident.

If you’ve been involved in a boating or personal watercraft accident on a Florida waterway, you need legal representation from a personal injury lawyer who understands boating law. Whether you were the driver of a boat, an onboard passenger or a person who was hit by a boat in the water, you need the Tampa Bay boat accident lawyers on your side to protect your rights. You need Kemp, Ruge & Green Law Group.

 

You Deserve a Great Team

“Kemp Ruge and Green was there for me during one of the roughest times of my life. They walked with me every step of the way. Everyone is extremely informative and answered every single one of my questions involving my case, leaving me secure and safe … Again I think Kemp, Ruge and Green’s strong point is making you feel like the captain while they move mountains for you. In the end, they are here to build relationships and work on your behalf. My responsibility was just to relax and get better. If you’re looking for First Class service and very experienced litigation attorneys that will walk you through every step of the way, Kemp, Ruge and Green is a Six Star Lawyer Referral Service.” 

-Dominic W.

 

The boating accident attorneys of Kemp, Ruge & Green Law Group have fought to hold the negligent parties responsible and have beat just about every insurance company in the business, and we’ve earned our clients millions of dollars. Many of us are members of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, an honor given to fewer than 1% of attorneys nationwide.

 

“Everyone in this group from the front desk staff, assistants, and attorneys are nothing but professional, pleasant, courteous, and very knowledgeable in what they do. I had a wonderful experience and highly recommend them.”

-Krista M.

 

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You Deserve Answers

After a boat accident, the process for dealing with the consequences starts moving very quickly. You may have contact with local police, state maritime law authorities, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission, medical professionals and insurance companies. Don’t sign anything or make any statements before you speak to your own Tampa boat accident attorney.

Common questions after accidents in Tampa Bay include:

What should I say to the insurance company?

Will I have to go to court?

How do I know who was at fault?

Will I recover monetary damages?

What documents will I need?

Will I be able to afford legal help?

You can count on Kemp, Ruge & Green to get you the best complete answers.

 


You Deserve Results. You Deserve Kemp, Ruge & Green

Accidents involving boats (even jet skis) are more likely than other kinds of accidents to cause physical injuries because people’s bodies in and around a boat are exposed to propellers, engines, the hull, a sail mast, heavy sailing equipment and more. Boat crashes also cause severe property damage, pain and suffering, medical bills and financial loss. The injured may suffer for years from the trauma of the accident.

The Tampa boating accident lawyers at Kemp, Ruge & Green, we understand the severity of boating accidents. We are experienced boat accident lawyers in the Tamp Bay region and we’ll fight for the resources you need to recover after an accident happens.

We serve Floridians from six convenient Tampa Bay locations, including Pasco, Clearwater, Hernando, Westshore, Tampa and Carrolwood. When we are your boat accident lawyer, our focus is on your needs and your future. We are dedicated to excellent customer service and will keep you updated about your case every step of the way.

After your Tampa Bay boat accident, call us, text us and reach out to us today to navigate the rough waters ahead.

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