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Recreational Boating Accidents Lawyers in Birmingham, AL

Skilled Maritime Law Attorneys Representing Victims Injured Due to Boating Accidents in Jefferson County and Throughout Alabama


Alabama offers some of the best recreational boating waters in the nation. Throughout the year, recreational boaters, sailors and anglers from all over the United States take advantage of our lakes, rivers and coastal waters. Unfortunately, many boaters are not familiar with the laws of the waterways, including laws against boating while intoxicated. Unfortunately, accidents on the water are frequent.

Why Call A Birmingham Lawyer For A Boat Accident Injury Claim?

“I started my litigation career in Mobile, where I handled a significant number of maritime law cases. I know how to help boat accident injury victims get the full and fair compensation they are entitled to.” Attorney Inge Johnstone

Attorney F. Inge Johnstone has been recognized for his knowledge of maritime law. If you reside in the Birmingham area or central Alabama and were injured in any kind of boating accident anywhere in Alabama waters, call Johnstone Carroll, LLC for a free consultation. We handle all personal injury claims cases, including boating accident cases, on a contingency-fee basis. Our firm advances the cost of preparing and settling or trying your case. You do not pay attorney fees unless we help you recover money in a settlement or jury verdict.

Examples Of Boating Accidents

  • Our law firm handles cases involving injuries from:
  • Collisions with other boats
  • Capsizing and swamping
  • Running into docks, bridge pilings, and other fixed objects
  • Falling overboard
  • Running aground
  • Water Skiing accidents
  • Jet Ski accidents

Accidents like these can be the result of drunken operation of the boat, mechanical problems, inexperienced operation, reckless boat operators, and failure to follow basic safety precautions such as wearing life jackets. When such actions are found to be negligent, victims may have a strong case for compensation. We seek damages to cover expenses such as medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering and other losses resulting from the boating accident.

Contact Our Alabama Boating Accident Lawyers

From offices in Homewood, our law firm provides legal counsel to clients in communities throughout Jefferson County, Blount County, St. Clair County, Walker County and Shelby County in the Birmingham, Alabama, area and throughout the state. Call 205-383-1809 or contact the firm by email to arrange a free initial consultation with Birmingham boating accident lawyer today.


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