Lakes and rivers in Upstate New York provide plentiful opportunities for boating, cruises, water-skiing, jet-skiing, fishing, and other fun recreational uses. However, the waterways can be an unforgiving environment and boater negligence can have deadly consequences.
At the personal injury law firm of E. Stewart Jones Hacker Murphy, our experienced lawyers help those who have been injured or have suffered the loss of a family member, obtain the fair compensation they deserve. We have represented boating accident victims on Oneida Lake, the Finger Lakes, Otsego Lake, Lake George, Lake Placid, Lake Champlain, the Hudson River, the Mohawk River, the NYS Canal System, and other navigable waters throughout Upstate New York.
If you have been injured in a boating accident, don’t wait, as time may not be on your side. Contact us today to schedule a free consultation. Our dedicated legal is ready to help you obtain fair compensation for pain and suffering, lost wages, medical bills, and more.
Representing the Victims of the Ethan Allen Cruise
E. Stewart Jones and James Hacker were the co-lead counsel representing the victims of the Ethan Allen tour boat disaster. On October 2, 2005, 20 passengers drowned when the Ethan Allen, a 40-foot, glass-enclosed tour boat, capsized on Lake George. A total of 47 passengers were on the boat, which had a capacity rating of 14 people.
Our attorneys have a depth of real-life experience in handling personal injury and wrongful death claims laws in all types of accidents, ranging from car accidents to boating while intoxicated (BWI) and other forms of negligence.
Lawyers Serving the Families of Drowning Accident Victims throughout Upstate NY
Call us today to schedule a free consultation with one of our experienced boating accident attorneys.
We also proudly represent clients with the following types of injury cases:
- Auto Vehicle Accidents
- Trucking Accidents
- Boating Accidents
- Train Accidents
- Bus Accidents
- Jet Ski Accidents
- Slip and Fall
- Worker Compensation
- Wrongful Death
- Nursing Home Neglect and Abuse
- Defective Products
- Construction and Workplace Accidents
- Dog Bites
- Catastrophic Injuries
- Medical Negligence and Malpractice
We can meet you at our one of our four convenient law offices in Albany, Schenectady, Troy, and Saratoga Springs, NY, or at a location more convenient for you. We are compassionate and here to help you through this difficult time.