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Category Archives: Boat Accidents

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Keeping Your Little Ones Safe On Board a Cruise

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What is not to love about a cruise? These floating paradises offer a one stop shop that appeals to many American families. For a single price that is often cheaper than flying abroad, cruise vacationers are afforded accommodation, meals, live entertainment, swimming pools and other recreational activities, age-appropriate activities for the kids and the… Read More »

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The Potential Danger of Boating Accidents

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Considering Florida has such beautiful year-round weather, it is unsurprising that boating is such a popular recreational activity. For Florida residents and visitors alike, there are a few things that sound more relaxing and enjoyable than a day out on the water whether engaging in water sports such as fishing or simply hanging out… Read More »

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Boating Accidents in Florida

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In June 2018, two boats crashed during the Jacksonville Grand Prix of the Sea on the St. Johns River. Several people were injured in the accident, and one man, a Florida firefighter, died. Witnesses expressed concerns about the safety of the race, according to news reports. Whether the race organizers or boat drivers were… Read More »

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Popularity of Boating Raises Possibility of Accidents, Injury and Even Death

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Boating is a popular recreational activity in Florida, but it can also be a dangerous one. There are more registered vessels in Florida than in any other state. According to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s Division of Law Enforcement, there were more than 915,000 vessels registered in 2015. Such a larger number… Read More »

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What You Need to Know Before Filing a Maritime Injury Claim

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The law of the sea is very different from that of the land, and it can be confusing for someone who chooses to visit rather than work there. If you go out to sea on a fishing charter, cruise ship, or even in a friend’s boat, and if you are injured in an accident,… Read More »

Understanding Governing Laws For Airboat Accidents That Occur in the Everglades

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Airboat tours are one of the main attractions in the Florida Everglades. The combination of being on a fan boat and getting to see some alligators up close and personal is enough for many of the state’s millions of visitors to set aside an entire day dedicated solely to riding on a fan boat… Read More »

Dealing With A Jet Ski Accident Injury In Florida

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In January of this year, a woman was hospitalized for a head injury sustained from a jet ski accident in Miami Beach, Florida. In 2015, two teenagers crashed their jet ski into a private dock, critically injuring them both. In June of that same year, a 17-year-old boy was pronounced dead after his jet… Read More »

Delaware Man Files Suit In Miami Against Cruise Ship Operator

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A passenger injured on a Royal Caribbean cruise ship in early February recently filed a lawsuit in a Miami District Court. The plaintiff claims he suffered a concussion and other aches and pains when he was thrown 18 feet into a door during a hurricane while aboard. The lawsuit alleges the ship’s operator and… Read More »

Understanding Negligent Use of Jet Skis or Boats Resulting in Injury

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Florida is one of the premiere destinations for vacationing in the entire world. People travel from around the United States as well as from abroad to enjoy the lush beaches, beautiful everglades, and warm weather that are enjoyed extensively by Florida residents. One of the popular places for tourists to populate is the many… Read More »

Personal Injury While Aboard a Cruise Ship

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Cruise ships are typically a place where families can go to escape from the monotony of daily life while relaxing on the open seas. But what happens when either you or someone you love becomes injured while on a cruise ship? Although cruise ship companies would like you to believe that you sign away… Read More »

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