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Boating Accident Attorney in Pierce County

Get the Compensation You Deserve

At Daryl Graves Law, PLLC, our attorneys work hard to make sure you receive all the compensation you deserve if you have been involved in an accident. Often times boating accidents are not reported properly, leaving the wrong people responsible for often exorbitant costs. Some issues to consider are whether or not the boat was operated properly, whether or not the operator was licensed to do so, or if the accident was reported within the appropriate time frame.

In addition to having to pay medical bills, victims of accidents often need money for lost wages and repairs to the property. This can be a stressful and frustrating time for you. Allow Daryl Graves Law, PLLC to ease the burden by helping you with legal representation and strategies that put your physical and emotional needs first.

Call Daryl Graves Law, PLLC today at (253) 217-4849 to discuss your case.

Some common boating accidents include:

  • Capsizing
  • Falling overboard
  • Overloading and improper loading
  • Fires

Experienced Legal Representation for Your Case

The laws governing boating accidents are different than those for motor vehicles, making it especially important to hire an attorney with years of experience in handling such cases. With nearly 40 years of experience, or Tacoma personal injury lawyer at Daryl Graves Law, PLLC, is qualified to fight to protect your rights. You have enough to worry about, allow our team to give you the peace of mind you deserve.

Reporting a Boating Accident

If you have been involved in a boating accident, you may need to file an accident report from Washington State Parks and Recreation Commision, as well as marine law enforcement.

You are required to file a report when certain conditions occur, including:

  • When there has been loss of life
  • If an injury occurs requiring medical treatment beyond normal first aid
  • If a person goes missing and death or injury is suspected
  • When property damage exceeds $2,000
  • If there is a complete loss of a vessel

In the case of an injury, disappearance, or death, a report must be made within 48 hours. All other incidents must be reported to the authorities within 10 days.

If you have any questions about our boating accident legal services, please do not hesitate to give Daryl Graves Law, PLLC a call at (253) 217-4849.

Why Hire Our Firm?

  • Over 40 Years of
    Legal Experience

  • Proudly Serving Oregon
    & Washington

  • President of the Tacoma/Pierce County Bar Association

  • 24/7 Availability
    for Our Clients

“I feel blessed to have hired the Law Offices of Daryl L. Graves to represent me. From day one, Daryl informed me of my options and was always honest and upfront. Daryl and his staff always returned my calls and answered every question. Daryl's 30+ years of experience was worth every penny. I will refer everyone in need of a DUI/criminal defense and injury attorney to Mr. Graves”

- C.F., Fircrest, WA
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