Category: Boating Accidents
In the U.S., 75 percent of boat operators who crashed last year had never taken a boating safety course. Boating safety courses are important to the safety of Floridians and visitors enjoying our waterways.
Southwest Florida waters are very busy because of the influx of permanent residents and visitors. Boating is a popular pastime, and boaters need to be aware of Florida’s requirements for safety equipment.
Florida has ranked No. 1 in water-related accidents in the United States for many years. The new Florida boating law was enacted to help decrease this statistic.
Personal injury cases are decided by the evidence, and the evidence is presented by various means, including photographs.
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.
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).
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 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.
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.
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.