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How Do You Protect Yourself After an Offshore Accident?

January 31, 2023 Offshore Accidents

When you get injured offshore, it can be hard to know what to do next. Should you report the accident? Should you see the ship’s or rig’s doctor? What else should (or shouldn’t) you do to protect your legal rights? Should you contact an offshore accident lawyer before you get back to land? These are all very important questions.
As someone who works offshore, protecting your legal rights when you get injured can be challenging. Not only are there important steps […]

5 Important Facts About Filing a Claim for a Yacht Accident

January 24, 2023 Boating Accident Injury & Death

Yacht accidents are a regular occurrence. While they may rarely make headlines, lawsuits involving yacht accidents are common, and every day insurance companies settle claims with yacht guests and crew members. If you have been injured onboard a yacht (or as a result of falling off of a yacht), you should talk to a yacht accident attorney about filing a claim or lawsuit as well.
From slips and falls to collisions with other vessels, yacht accidents can take many different forms. […]

10 Reasons You May Have a Claim for a Jet Ski Accident

January 18, 2023 Jet Ski & Personal Watercraft Accidents

While riding a jet ski can be fun, it can also be dangerous. Unfortunately, for many riders, the dangers are due to factors beyond their control. If you’ve been injured in a collision or any other type of accident on the water, you should talk to a jet ski accident lawyer about your legal rights. You may have a claim for significant financial compensation.
What Are the Grounds to Sue for a Jet Ski Accident?
When can you file a claim for […]

The Boating Accident Attorneys at Brais Law File Suit On Behalf of Victim of Severe Prop Strike Accident in Florida

January 17, 2023 Boating Accident Injury & Death

Propeller strikes (or “prop strikes”) often result in serious injuries. Even when spinning at relatively low speeds, propellers on outboard motors can cause severe cuts, bone fractures, loss of digits and limbs, and other traumatic injuries. The risks of prop strikes are especially dangerous when they happen on open water where emergency medical care is not readily available.
Boating accidents and injuries from a vessel’s propellers are even more life-threatening when the operator of the vessel is so careless that he […]

How Do You File an Express Warranty Claim for a Product-Related Injury?

December 30, 2022 Personal Injury

We’re in the midst of the giving season and perhaps you and your family have decided to treat yourselves to a few new gadgets and gizmos this year. We know it’s not typically top of mind when making purchases, but you should be aware that if you buy a product (regardless of the time of year) that comes with an express warranty, the warranty gives you clear legal rights. Express warranties create a binding contract between the seller and the […]