Category: Boating Accidents
Why Taking Good Photos at Florida Accident Scenes Is ImportantMay 4, 2023 | Category: Automobile Accidents, Bike Accidents, Boating Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Pedestrian Accidents, Slip and Fall Accidents, Truck Accidents
Personal injury cases are decided by the evidence, and the evidence is presented by various means, including photographs.
What Were the Leading Causes of 2022 Florida Boating Accidents?March 14, 2023 | Category: Boating Accidents
As we enter the 2023 Florida boating season, our Fort Myers boating accident lawyers review the causes and risks of Florida boating accidents that happened in the 2022 season.
Impaired Boating – A Leading Factor in 2021 Fatal Boating AccidentsDecember 1, 2022 | Category: Boating Accidents
There were 751 Florida boating accidents in 2021, and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission (FWC) arrested 93 boaters for boating under the influence (BUI).
Fort Myers Boating Accident Attorney Says “Make Boating Safety a Priority”August 23, 2022 | Category: Boating Accidents
Boating safety should be a priority for all Southwest Florida boaters. We are providing safety tips every boat operator should know and follow.
National Safe Boating Week - Tips for Child & Teen Boating SafetyMay 19, 2022 | Category: Boating Accidents
National Safe Boating Week is May 21-27. FWC’s most recent report on boating accidents showed 402 boating accidents involved collisions and 44 percent of them were due to the operator’s inattention or failure to maintain a proper lookout.
State Boating Laws Keep Boaters Safe in SW FloridaJanuary 13, 2022 | Category: Boating Accidents
If you live in, or visit, Southwest Florida and enjoy recreational boating, your chances of being injured in a boating accident increase more than any other state in the U.S. Fort Myers boating accident attorney says Florida laws help keep Southwest Florida boaters safe.
SW Florida Boating Season 2021 - BUI Is DangerousDecember 6, 2021 | Category: Boating Accidents, DUI Accidents, Personal Injury
Florida is a Mecca for boating enthusiasts. Whether an excursion is for fishing or any other pleasure, our waters will be filled with boaters during Southwest Florida’s busy 2021-2022 tourist season. Florida’s waters were deadlier for boaters in 2020 than in at least a decade.
Speeding's Effect on Southwest Florida Boating AccidentsSeptember 8, 2021 | Category: Boating Accidents
Speeding and colliding with other vessels are two of the most common accidents caused by reckless Florida boat operators.
Boat Explosions and Fires – A Threat to BoatersJune 25, 2021 | Category: Boating Accidents
Most boaters check the basic safety rules before going out on the water. Few boaters may perform routine maintenance or check for any mechanical issues before starting the engine(s).
New Federal Law Requires Engine Cut-Off SwitchesJune 23, 2021 | Category: Boating Accidents
2020 data revealed there were more boats on the water which led to more accidents. Many accidents leading to injuries and deaths can be avoided when boats have engine cut-off switches (ECOS).