Ferry Accidents in New York
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Many people still depend on ferries to commute, transport their vehicles
from various places, or simply site see in New York. Unfortunately, accidents
can happen, resulting in serious injuries and fatalities. If you or a
loved one has been injured in a ferry accident, it is imperative to enlist
the legal help of a qualified attorney.
Belushin Law Firm, P.C., we are committed to helping our clients recover their entitled compensation.
With millions of dollars obtained on behalf of our clients, our
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Causes of Ferry Accidents
There are many reasons for boating injuries and deaths to occur. Ferry
accidents can result in life-threatening injuries, such as traumatic head
injuries, spinal cord injuries, and broken bones.
Common causes of ferry accidents include the following:
- Operator error
- Operating a ferry under the influence of alcohol or drugs
- Excessive speeds
- Mechanical malfunctions
- Defective equipment
- Inadequate seating or safety equipment
- Overloading or overcrowding
- Poor weather conditions
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Owners and operators of a vessel on navigable waters owe a duty of care
to all passengers onboard. If they fail to uphold their duty and their
failure results in injuries or fatalities, owners and operators will be
liable for personal injury or wrongful death lawsuits.
Our New York City personal injury attorney can investigate the accident,
gather evidence to determine who is at fault, and develop a strong and
customized legal strategy just for you. Do not hesitate to reach out to
our legal team so we can fight for you.
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