Whether you were fishing on the Indian River or exploring River Lakes Conservation area by airboat, there’s one thing both outings have in common. No one expects a beautiful day on the water to turn into an accident. Now, you could be picking up phone calls from insurance adjusters and watching medical bills pile up. You may wonder whether a settlement offer is fair or how to protect your rights through the claims process.
You don’t have to comb for answers to these questions alone. Let a Cocoa boating accident lawyer from Andrew Pickett Law, PLLC handle all the work for you. We will craft a legal strategy and go after the best possible compensation available in your injury case so you can begin rebuilding your life sooner.
What Makes Andrew Pickett Law, PLLC Different
At Andrew Pickett Law, PLLC, you and your case aren’t just a number.
Our attorneys know that being in the dark about your case is just as stressful as wondering whether you’ll get the money you need to cover your bills. We give you and your case the individual attention you deserve.
We start by personally meeting with you to understand your situation. We listen to your story to get a sense of how the accident happened and how it affected your life. As we progress through the process, we ensure you understand your options and promptly answer all your questions.
Putting Ten Years of Experience to Work for You
Rest assured knowing that you can have a dedicated advocate with legal experience on your side.
Our firm’s founder, Andrew Pickett, worked as a prosecutor before he started helping victims of injury. That means our team isn’t afraid of the courtroom.
If we must take your case to trial to seek the results you need, we will. In ten years, Andrew Pickett has secured jury verdicts in more than 50 trials. Our team will work just as hard to seek the compensation you deserve.
Get Started with No Upfront Fees Involved
Hiring a lawyer doesn’t have to be another financial burden on top of the bills you face after an accident.
At Andrew Pickett Law, PLLC, we work based on contingency fees. So, you don’t have to pay any upfront retainers or other costs to begin your case.
We only get paid based on results. If we win for you, we receive a portion of the settlement or award at the end of your case. If you don’t get results, we don’t take legal fees. With contingency fees, you can relax knowing that we are just as motivated to win your case as you are.
For a free legal consultation with a boating accidents lawyer serving Cocoa, call 321-503-4014
Compensation You Could Get After a Cocoa Boating Accident
The consequences of a boating accident can be staggering and even life-altering. If someone else’s negligence caused the crash, they could be responsible for paying you.
You could recover the following compensation through an insurance claim or lawsuit:
Physical injuries are not only painful but costly. Any reasonably necessary treatment could be covered, including:
- Ambulance services
- Hospitalization costs
- Diagnostic testing
- Rehabilitation costs
- Visits to a chiropractor or specialist
Our attorneys will fight for compensation to cover your past, present, and future expected medical costs.
You could face many setbacks related to your career, including:
- Missed paychecks
- Reduced earning capacity
- Missed opportunities for promotions
- Missed tips
- Lost benefits
Property Damage Expenses
Your boat could require costly repairs. In some cases, you could be facing the total loss of the boat.
In many cases, you could seek coverage for damage to your boat’s:
- Any permanently attached devices or equipment
Any accident can cause hardships—including non-financial challenges. Recoverable intangible damages include:
- Pain and suffering
- Mental anguish
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Scarring and disfigurement
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How Our Attorneys Handle Your Boat Accident Case
You shouldn’t have to battle with insurance adjusters or play accident investigator while you’re recovering from an accident. That’s what our attorneys are for.
Here’s what you can expect from your Cocoa boating accident lawyer at Andrew Pickett Law, PLLC:
Full Investigation of Your Accident
No injury case can move forward without evidence. We’ll gather strong documentation of how your accident happened and who is liable.
We can work with evidence sources such as:
- Accident reports filed by the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
- Photos or videos of the accident
- Surveillance camera footage from local businesses
- Medical records
- Expert witness testimony
The stronger the evidence, the more likely you are to get the compensation you deserve.
We Work with the Insurance Companies or File a Lawsuit
With evidence in hand, we can make our demand with the insurance company. Then, we will work with the other party’s adjusters and lawyers to negotiate the settlement you deserve.
So, you don’t have to speak to any third parties involved in the case. We will represent your best interests for you.
We often can reach a settlement agreement with the other party’s insurer. However, we will file a lawsuit and take your case to trial if this offers the best route for your financial recovery. We can cross-examine witnesses, prepare important paperwork, and make your case before a jury.
Types of Boating Accidents We Assist with in Cocoa, Florida
Every boating accident is different. Our lawyers are prepared to handle the many complications and unique factors involved in your case.
We can help you with accident situations, including:
- Crashes between multiple boats
- Accidents between boats and swimmers
- Jet ski accidents
- Sinking accidents
- Hit-and-run boating accidents
- Falls overboard
- Wrongful death accidents
Our attorneys could also help you with boating accidents beyond those listed here.
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You can get the legal help and support you need after a boating accident.
Call us today to meet with Andrew Pickett and his team of paralegals. We’re ready to answer all your questions and tell you more about the next steps in the financial recovery process.