Boat Accident Lawyers Serving the Jersey Shore
Approximately 30% of Ocean and Monmouth County is made up of water. The Jersey Shore has been described as a boater’s paradise for the northeast region. New Jersey currently has over 170,000 registered boats along the state’s coastline of over 130 miles. Some of the Jersey Shore’s most popular waterways include: Raritan Bay, Navesink River, Shrewsbury River, Manasquan River, Barnegat Bay, Metedeconk River, Toms River and Bass River.
Jersey Shore Lawyers with Boating Experience
The NJ Boat Accident Attorneys at Villani & DeLuca are boating operators and therefore have a unique understanding of how handling a boat requires a specific knowledge of maritime rules and procedures. They are also intimately familiar with how boating accidents often occur. The majority of boating accidents are a result of operator error. Often the operator is inexperienced, not paying attention, traveling too fast or has consumed too much alcohol. In the event that you were charged with DWI for boating while intoxicated in New Jersey, our DWI attorneys can help!
Yearly Boating Accidents in New Jersey
Boating accidents can have serious consequences because of the fact that typically occupants of boats are not restrained. Serious injuries can occur in the event a boat capsizes, collides with an object affixed or floating in the water, strikes a submerged object or unexpectedly runs aground. There are over 100 boating accidents a year in New Jersey, according to U.S. Coast Guard data.
Monmouth County and Ocean County Marinas
There are a number of marinas in northwestern Monmouth County, including Olsen Boat Works, Hans Peterson and Sons, Browns Point Marina, Keyport Marine Basin and Seaboard Marine. In Sandy Hook Bay there are a number of marinas as well, including Monmouth Cove Marina, Leonardo State Marina, Atlantic Highlands Marina, Sandy Hook Bay Marina, Captain’s Cove Marina, Baker’s Marina on the Bay, Twin Lights Marina, Gateway Marina, Bar’s Landing Marina, Oceanview Marina, Fairbanks Marina, Oceanic Marian, Barnacle Bill’s Marina and Fair Haven Yacht Works.
In the Shark River area you will also find the following marinas: Shark River Municipal Marina, Shark River Beach and Yacht Club Marina, Shark River Yacht Club, Belmar Marina, Main One Marina and AP’s Inlet Marina. In the Manasquan River area there is Lightning Jack’s Marina, Manasquan River Club Marina, Crystal Point Yacht Club, McCarthy’s Marine, Point Pleasant Yacht and Fishing Club, Clark’s Landing Marina, Garden State Marina, Brielle Yacht Club Marina, Brielle Marine Basin, Hoffman’s Marina, Southside Marine, Ken’s Landing Marine, Brielle Anchorage, Drawbridge Marina and Robinson’s Anchorage.
In the Navesink and Shrewsbury River area there is the Cove Sail Marina, Angler’s Marina, Surfside Marina, Navesink Marina, Wharfside Marina, Channel Club Marina, Patten Point Yacht Club, Baker’s Landing Marina, the Marina at Marina Bay, Oceanport Landing, Pleasure Bay Yacht Basin, Molly Pitcher Inn and Marine, Red Bank Marina and Chris’ River Plaza Marine.
Victim of a Jersey Shore Boating Accident?
In the event that you are the unfortunate victim of a boating accident, you should immediately report the accident to the police or coastal authorities. Thereafter you should contact our experienced NJ Boat Accident Attorneys to learn about your rights. The boating accident attorneys at Villani & DeLuca will be able to analyze your case and assist you in preserving any evidence in determining why the accident occurred. The boating accident lawyers at Villani & DeLuca offer free initial consultations. In the unfortunate event that you have been involved in a boating accident at the Jersey Shore please call today to schedule your free, no obligation consultation.