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Boat Accidents

Austin Boat Accident Lawyer

Representing Victims in Lake Austin, Lady Bird Lake & Lake Walter E. Long

Residents of Austin, Texas have access to many recreational parks and lakes, including Lake Austin, Lady Bird Lake, and Lake Walter E. Long. In addition to enforcing the Texas Water Safety Act, Austin has established several city ordinances to ensure the safety of individuals and families who want to enjoy the public resources that the city's beautiful lakes offer. When an inexperienced, negligent, or drunk boat operator fails to adhere to these ordinances, serious accidents can occur.

If you or your loved one was injured in a boating accident anywhere in Austin, you should speak with our Austin personal injury lawyer at The Daspit Law Firm. Our firm has the experience and knowledge that is needed to pursue a satisfactory outcome for you. When someone else's negligent behavior has cost you unreasonable damages, you can rest assured that we can do everything in our ethical power to seek justice as if your case were our very own.

Causes of Boat-Related Accidents

Many individuals expect to spend a day on the water without worry. When individuals forget to operate any type of watercraft with care and consideration for other people in the water, the results could be devastating and life changing.

Common causes of boating collisions include:

  • Boating under the influence of drugs, alcohol, or controlled substances
  • Distracted operators
  • Inexperienced operators failing to maneuver safely or respond quickly
  • Malfunction or defect in a boating part, such as propeller failure
  • Speeding or reckless operation
  • Overcrowded boats, leading to passengers falling overboard or boats capsizing or overturning

If your accident was caused by someone else's negligence, you could have the right to collect compensation for the damages that the reckless person caused. Our seasoned litigator is ready to represent you through every stage of your case and inform you of your legal options, entitlements, and rights. By understanding what you are up against, the legal process can become much less intimidating, and you can begin to make more empowered decisions toward recovery.

Call an Austin Injury Attorney at The Daspit Law Firm Today

Our lead attorney, John Daspit, has former experience as a defense lawyer and has worked for one of the largest, most prestigious law firms in the world. Having this unique background, our firm knows exactly what is needed to prove negligence and how to effectively fight for your rightful compensation. Hire us to create a legal strategy that can help you after a serious accident.

Call The Daspit Law Firm for your free case consultation today.

Just a Few Reasons to
Choose The Daspit Law Firm

  • We Get to Know Clients on a Personal Level
  • There Are No Legal Fees Unless We Win Your Case
  • We Make Home and Hospital Visits for Clients
  • Our Firm Offers Free and Confidential Case Reviews
  • We're Available 24/7, At Night and On Weekends

What Our
Clients Are Saying

  • The overall experience was great! Brandon did a great job and made me feel like family.

    “The overall experience was great! Brandon did a great job and made me feel like family. It's not something I wanted to have to go through in general but Brandon made it a very easy process! Definitely recommend to others!”

    Michael S.

  • Evan and team really took care of me a Daspit

    “Evan and team really took care of me a Daspit Law! I had zero idea what I was getting into. Thankfully Evan sat down with me and went over everything in detail. He made everything so easy! I will be recommending Daspit Law firm!”

    Julian C.

  • I have to admit I was pleasantly surprised with my experience with Robert at Daspit

    “I have to admit I was pleasantly surprised with my experience with Robert at Daspit Law. There was no fast talking gimmick type techniques used. Robert was actually very personable and answered all my questions and made me feel comfortable through out the whole process. Highly recommend Robert!”

    Shawn B.

  • They appreciated the referrals and were very quick in resolving the cases.

    “My friend and I referred a few cases to this firm. They handled it with first class professionalism and got a fair settlement in both situations. They appreciated the referrals and were very quick in resolving the cases.”

    Andy A.

  • Thank you so much Daspit!!

    “Thank you so much Daspit!! You made the accident that I was in not so traumatizing. When I was hit by a person who was not from Houston and did not know downtown well he at first was sorry and admitted it was his fault until the cops showed up. From that point on I was in a panic until I entered your office and you guided me through.I recommend Daspit to anyone who wants to be treated with compassion and needs true guidance through the law.”

    Erica G.