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Boat Accident Injury Attorneys in Cape Coral /
Fort Myers FL

Boating accidents are more prevalent in Florida than any other state, due to the miles of coastline, lakes, rivers and other waterways – literally thousands of miles of waterways.  If you are injured on a boat and wish to seek compensation for loss of physical and/or mental health or lost wages, etc., seeking experienced legal representation for your personal injury claim is necessary.  Florida boating laws are extremely complicated, and you also may be dealing with maritime law, if the boating accident occurred in navigable waters.   Injuries can be catastrophic with ongoing future needs and expenses. You deserve a qualified voice in trial – Smith & Valentine Law. Successful compensation for damages incurred in boating accidents in Southwest Florida is based on proving that another’s negligence or lack of care or safety measures caused the damages you or your loved ones have sustained.  This is where the talented team of Smith & Valentine Law excels – precise investigation into the details of the case, superior knowledge of Florida boating and maritime accident law, and the ability to litigate a successful outcome for your case.  Even a detail such as the type of boat on which you were injured may change applicable laws; knowledgeable counsel is your key to success.

Contact the winning team of Smith & Valentine Law for your no-charge initial consultation. The success you deserve from your boating accident personal injury claim begins with your call!

Why hire a board certified trial attorney?

Not all personal injury, wrongful death, property and contract disputes, insurance claims, and real estate foreclosures end up in court, but it is impossible to know which litigation will go to trial, and the process can seem daunting.

Board Certified Civil Trial Attorney has been recommended by peers and judges for this special designation, and has successfully passed an arduous written exam to earn the certification. In fact, according to the Florida Bar web site, there are only two Board Certified trial attorneys in the entire city of Cape Coral.

Board Certified Attorneys are especially well prepared to be your advocate throughout court proceedings because of our acquired knowledge, experience and dogged attention to detail. We have to be able to command attention and speak persuasively with an understanding of courtroom dynamics. In a situation where one mistake can mean the difference between a positive or negative outcome, a board certified civil trial advocate like Smith & Valentine Law can ensure that your legal rights are well protected.

How do I choose the right Attorney?

  • What was your impression after meeting with a prospective attorney for the first time?
  • Did the attorney have enough experience and education to make you feel confident in their abilities?
  • What is the attorney’s area of expertise? Does it align with your situation?
  • Did the attorney understand your concerns?
  • Did the attorney clearly explain the law related to your potential lawsuit?
  • Were you treated in a professional manner?
  • How did you learn about the attorney? Were you referred by a friend, relative or business contact or were you motivated by a TV or phone book advertising?