Boat Accident Lawyer

New York offers a variety of outdoor water activities to residents and tourists alike. Although boating is fun and exciting, there have been a number of boat accidents and injuries suffered on New York waterways. In 2012, New York ranked 8th in the United States for the number of recreational boating fatalities per 100,000 registered boats, according to the U.S. Coast Guard. Boating accidents in New York accounted for 4.1 percent of all boating accidents across the country.

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New York Averages 25 Boating Accident Fatalities Each Year

Boating accidents can occur in the various waterways of the Long Island Sound, Great South Bay, and the Atlantic Ocean, due to the negligence or carelessness of another person on the water. Boating accidents may result in the injury of passengers aboard any of the boats involved in the crash. Anyone injured in a boating accident has a legal right to recover fair compensation for injuries caused by the negligence of another.

You Have a Right to Compensation

At TonaLaw, our injury attorneys fight to protect the rights of people injured in boating accident cases involving powerboats, speedboats, sailboats, jet skis, wave runners, windsurfers, surfboards, rowboats, and canoes throughout New York. Whether you are the operator of another watercraft, a passenger, a swimmer, or someone involved in any other activity in the water, we will represent you with the utmost integrity and compassion.

We handle all types of boating accident claims including but not limited to:

  • A collision between two or more water-crafts
  • Injuries to water skiers and swimmers who have been struck by a boat or watercraft
  • Injuries to passengers when boats capsize due to negligent operation by the operator of the watercraft
  • Injuries resulting from careless watercraft driving such as speeding or negligently turning the boat or watercraft

We practice client-centered law and represent clients with various types of boating accident injuries, including but not limited to:

  • Muscle injuries
  • Water inhalation or hypothermia
  • Serious and catastrophic injuries such as brain or spinal cord injury
  • Paralysis
  • Amputation or loss of limb
  • Wrongful death, including drowning 

We Will Fight for You and Your Loved Ones

Our Suffolk County law firm brings a diverse background to the table, allowing us to effectively and efficiently advocate for each client. We have a combined 38-year track record of uncompromising ethics! Unrelenting litigation prosecution allows us to provide superior legal services to clients who suffer from injuries sustained during a boat accident throughout Long Island, New York City, and New York State.

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The TonaLaw Advantage

At TonaLaw, we are a client-first practice. Our attorneys and support staff utilize our extensive legal experience and litigation acumen to represent personal injury clients aggressively, always seeking all remedies available to our clients under the law.

TonaLaw is a no-fee law firm – We get paid when we win your case!

If you or a loved one are suffering from a boat accident due to the negligence of another, contact us today at (631) 780-5355 or toll-free at 1-833-TONALAW or by filling in the form below.

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Amber PalermoAmber Palermo
17:50 23 Dec 22
The professionalism and expertise of the TonaLaw team is unmatched. I’ve worked with Juliet and she was incredibly knowledgeable, friendly and I could tell that she cared about helping me. If you’re looking for a legal team that helps with you any problem, big or small, TonaLaw is a team you can trust.
Regan moriartyRegan moriarty
16:49 23 Dec 22
The TonaLaw team is full of wonderful and hardworking people. I have personally worked with Juliet and she is excellent. You can tell she truly cares about the work she is doing. Highly recommend.
Elizabeth MartinezElizabeth Martinez
15:42 16 Dec 22
I can not be thankful enough for the amazing experience Tonalaw has given me from the very beginning. If you are looking for a lawyer who truly cares about your case then TonaLaw is for you. The amount of time and dedication they put in a case really shows how above and beyond they go. Not to mention how sweet everyone is really makes it a pleasure to work with TonaLaw.
Beatrice CestaroBeatrice Cestaro
22:06 14 Dec 22
I am extremely satisfied and happy to have chosen Tonal Law . The whole experience was flawless And I had absolutely no issues throughout the entire process. Everyone was so helpful and on time with everything, answered any questions I had, and we’re always easily available if I had any concerns. I basically did not have to lift a finger or do absolutely anything at all but answer a few questions. I put my full trust into Tona Law and I’m happy I did so. Would for sure recommend to any of my family and friends.
Anita AbramsAnita Abrams
21:14 05 Dec 22
Tona Law was an absolute pleasure to work with. As a local ART and Custom Framing resource, we helped to enhance their new offices, with beautiful and sophisticated, well curated artwork. Tom and his team were closely involved in all of the selections, and the environment is warm and friendly, as a result. Everyone at Tona Law, is considerate and professional.
Dawn DemartinoDawn Demartino
16:25 11 May 22
From start to finish I was informed every step of the way of the status and updates of my case… the time and steps taken to resolve my case in the best possible outcome was just one of the many great things Tonalaw provided. Personal care and commitment is top notch. Thank you !!
Louis B.Louis B.
15:27 08 Apr 22
Over the last few years Tona Law has guided me through the process with clear communication throughout. They are truly a client advocate and will do everything in the best interest of the client. Cannot thank them enough for all their work done for me.
Richard WoolleyRichard Woolley
19:49 26 Mar 22
Tom Tona and his team are fantastic. They do a great job for their clients. Can't recommend them highly enough.
Stacy LofredoStacy Lofredo
23:41 24 Mar 22
Tona Law has simplified no fault medical billing in a way that allows staff to effortlessly navigate through what could be a confusing process. Their staff is knowledgeable and responsive that we never have to worry about the ever-changing regulations because they are on top of keeping up to date with any changes in keeping their clients informed which is priceless!
Ruben ReyesRuben Reyes
15:29 13 Aug 21
They responded right away and were very professional. Brittany Reyes was very helpful. Thank you for your help
Randy RodriguezRandy Rodriguez
03:24 09 Aug 21
Would highly recommend if anyone is seeking any legal advice!