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Gaithersburg Boat Accidents

Trial Attorneys for Boating Accident Victims near Gaithersburg, Rockville & Surrounding Areas

Many individuals who are otherwise perfectly safe, law-abiding drivers on our nation's streets and highways climb behind the wheel of a boat and mistake that sense of freedom they feel at being on the water for the freedom to drive that boat any way they want. Tragic results often follow.

If you were injured in a Maryland boating accident — take time out to talk with an experienced lawyer about your rights and about your legal options for recovery. Call the law offices of Sussman & Simcox at 301.840.0404 or contact us online to arrange a free consultation.

Boating Accident Claims: Does Maritime Law or Negligence Law Apply?

The simple answer to this question is that either might apply. Deciding which one will be better, given the unique facts and circumstances of your case, is where having the knowledge and skill of an experienced trial lawyer really pays off.

As the result of more than 20 years of experience each in the state and federal courts of Maryland,attorneys Karen Sussman and Howard Simcox have developed a comprehensive understanding of the intricacies of both Maryland negligence law AND maritime law. Boating accident victims also benefit from the fact that having defended insurance companies for years, we can offer keen insights into the way insurers evaluate and defend these claims. We use that knowledge and plan our strategies accordingly.

Similarly, because our firm has proven itself to be more than willing to take boating accident cases to trial, we enter settlement talks in a much stronger position. In fact, in one case that involved an amputation injury — we were able to secure a policy-limit settlement on behalf of our client in just three weeks.

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Injured in a boat accident near Gaithersburg or Rockville? Call or contact us online for a free consultation. We're flexible with appointment times and can travel to meet with you if necessary. We receive no fees unless we are able to obtain a verdict, award or settlement on your behalf.

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