Boating Accidents Blog

When a maritime worker is harmed in an offshore accident, he or she may be unable to work for an extended period of time. In these situations, injured maritime workers often wonder about their rights and their employer’s obligations regarding medical care. Maritime law requires that you seek immediate treatment after a serious injury. You […] Read More
When a death occurs, especially when it was unexpected and preventable, it can be even more devastating to the deceased’s surviving family members. The maritime industry is one of the most dangerous industries to work in. Maritime workers often have to work in unsafe conditions, on unseaworthy vessels, and without adequate safety equipment, leading to […] Read More
In most situations, maritime injury cases are settled out of court. However, when a fair settlement cannot be reached between either involved party, it may be necessary to go to court. There are several factors involved when it comes to reaching a maritime injury settlement. Without legal representation, injured seamen face the risk of being […] Read More
When a fisherman or crewmember is injured or killed in an accident at sea because of negligence or carelessness of another crewmember, captain, skipper, or the boat’s owner, the Jones Act requires that the injured party be compensated for his or her losses. But what happens when a boat owner tries to find ways to […] Read More
Boating is a popular activity in Florida but must be done so responsibly. When boating laws are broken, dangerous accidents may occur causing serious injuries or fatalities.After a boating accident, liability is determined to find out who is responsible for damages suffered by accident victims. Schedule a free consultation with one of our skilled West […] Read More
Following the approval of Florida boating safety legislation, Congress is considering federal legislation that will enhance the safety of boaters across the nation. The legislative measures were presented following last year’s disappearance of two Florida teens lost at sea. Tax Incentives for Improved Safety Just last week, Florida lawmakers approved a bill that would offer […] Read More
A 17-year-old boy is dead and five teens are injured after a boating collision on Middle River near Northeast 18th Court in Ft. Lauderdale on Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2015.The five injured victims are all under 18, three remain in critical condition at Broward Health Medical Center while two others suffered minor injuries.If you or someone […] Read More
A series of legal changes could be on tap in Florida for anyone charged with Boating Under the Influence (BUI). A push is underway to include BUIs on driving records just like Driving Under the Influence (DUI) offenses. Under the proposal, a boating under the influence conviction would be considered a prior offense for driving […] Read More

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