When boating accidents are caused by negligence, the vessel owners, rental companies, and other boat pilots can be held responsible for the damage. More importantly, they can be held liable for your medical expenses, lost wages, and pain and suffering.

Common Causes of Boating Accidents

  • Driver not paying attention
  • Driver inexperience in operation and safety procedures
  • Driver intoxication
  • Improper lookout
  • Equipment failure
  • Excessive speed
  • Failure to use life jackets
  • Swimmers struck by propellers
  • Overloading or overcrowded vessels

Wrongful death or injury as the result of a boating accident is inexcusable. Geoffrey Fieger and his team in Southfield, MI, have fought for boating accident victims and their families across the country—and they aren’t afraid to fight for you.

Types of Vessels Involved in Boating Accidents

  • Open motorboats
  • Personal watercraft
  • Cabin motorboats
  • Kayaks
  • Canoes
  • Jet skis
  • Airboats
  • Inflatable boats

Don’t settle for empty apologies and inadequate settlements. Instead, let the team at Fieger Law fight hard for you. We’ll get the answers and results you need.


For over 70 years, the nationally-recognized accident lawyers at Fieger Law have fought and won judgments for our clients. If you or your family member suffered from a boating accident, Geoffrey Fieger and the expert attorneys at Fieger Law can help. We’ve won lawsuits against the best-equipped attorneys and insurance companies in the country. No matter who or what you’re facing, we can help you win.