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Personal Injury Testimonials

“I highly recommend Carman and Bevington. I went to them after getting into my first accident. They were very helpful and walked me through this whole process that seemed a lot less stressful with their guidance. Melissa was especially helpful and attentive, she was always available to answer any questions. All emails were responded to very quickly.”

Christina Reyes - ☆☆☆☆☆

“Allen, Mike, and Melissa I can't thank you enough for being who you are and operating this business the way you do. Most lawyers can be intimidating and demeaning, not at Carman & Bevington. Here you are treated with respect, and honesty, but most of all as a human being. I will never hesitate to recommend this office to anyone in need of a great attorney. When you're in a car accident the last thing you need is more to worry about, they take all that weight off your shoulders and give you the peace of mind to focus on recovery. I am very thankful that I found them, and you will be too!! Don't hesitate, just walk in and you will see for yourself...”

Marc Smith - ☆☆☆☆☆

"I highly recommend the team at Carman and Bevington. I was injured in a motor vehicle accident. Their expertise and helpfulness through a difficult time was crucial. Allen and Melissa were beyond helpful. They will work to get you the best possible outcome in a professional, friendly manner."

Sharon Pinson - ☆☆☆☆☆

"Carman and Bevington exceeded my expectations. The service provided was outstanding and I was treated with the utmost respect. Melissa is fabulous!!! She was always available when I needed her was very pleasant during each interaction. I highly recommend Carman and Bevington to anyone seeking legal counsel for their auto accident."

Elicia Smith - ☆☆☆☆☆

"I was in my first ever accident a few months ago and didn't have a clue what to do at all. I had a friend refer me to Carman & Bevington and that was the BEST call I made. Melissa and Allen took all the worry away from me and just did work! They helped get my car fixed and helped me get the right medical care. They even met me at my house in St. Pete because I didn't have a car. I would highly recommend them to anyone!!!"

Kaylyn Seigler - ☆☆☆☆☆

Boating and Watercraft Accidents

We are Ready to Help after a Serious Boat Accident in Brandon, Florida

One of the best aspects of visiting or living in the Brandon area is access to waterways. Many people make it a priority to get out on the water, whether they own a boat or rent one. Other people use boats on a daily basis for fishing and other jobs, and you can always see a wide variety of watercraft. The problem is that the risk of boat accidents is high, and many people suffer serious or even life-threatening injuries as a result.

At the law firm of Carman & Bevington, P.A., we represent the rights of injured boat and watercraft accident victims. Our legal team understands the complexities of boat accident claims, and we are ready to evaluate your rights after an injury. Contact our Brandon boat accident lawyers for more information today.

How Boat and Watercraft Accidents Occur

Accidents can happen on the water in many ways. They can also involve many different types of watercraft, including:

  • Speed boats
  • Yachts
  • Kayaks
  • Fishing boats
  • Sailboats
  • Jet skis
  • Other personal watercraft

Each boat accident is different, and the severity of injuries often depends on what took place before and during the crash. Some ways that accidents happen on the water include:

  • Two boats colliding
  • A watercraft capsizes
  • A boat runs aground
  • A watercraft hits an obstacle in the water
  • A boat hits a swimmer

Many people who visit Florida and rent boats have very little boating experience. These boaters are not familiar with all of the rules of the water, and they may not know what to do in case of an emergency situation. Inexperienced boat operators are a major contributing factor in many boat crashes, though there are many other possible causes:

  • Impaired boat operators
  • Distracted boat operators
  • Improper use of equipment
  • Defective or poorly maintained vessels
  • Obstacles in the water
  • Inadequate signage near the shore
  • Excessive speed
  • Failing to yield to other watercraft

These are only some examples of negligence that can lead to boat and watercraft crashes. It is important to determine the cause of your crash so you can recover from your injuries and losses.

Boat and Watercraft Accident Claims

If you or a loved one sustained injury in a boat crash, you might have the legal right to compensation from the negligent party. The following are only some common boat accident injuries:

Depending on the circumstances, different parties might be liable for the crash, including the boat operator, the boat owner, or the boat rental company, among others. You should have legal assistance to ensure you file the right insurance claims and have sufficient evidence to prove liability and your damages.

Contact Our Office for a Free Consultation with a Brandon Boat Accident Attorney

After a boat or watercraft accident in the Brandon area, consult with an experienced lawyer at Carman & Bevington, P.A. right away. Call 813-331-5972 or contact us online to set up your free case evaluation and learn about your legal rights.

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Meet Allen S. Carman

Owner, Partner | Personal Injury Attorney

Email: acarman@brandonlegal.com
Phone: (813) 654-3444
Biography:
Allen Carman spent the first several years of his career defending against personal injury claims on behalf of a major auto insurance company. During this time, he participated in training insurance adjustors and learned about insurance company’s trial tactics.

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