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Thirteen People Injured in Boat Explosion in Fort Lauderdale

October 16, 2020 Boating Accident Injury & Death

A boat with 21 people on board exploded just before 2 p.m. on Thursday while on the New River in Fort Lauderdale, injuring 13 of the occupants. Several explosions were reported. The passengers sustained injuries ranging from first to third degree burns. Seven people were transported to Broward Health, including two in critical condition. 
At the time of the explosion, the boat was outbound on the New River headed toward the intercoastal. NBC 6 reports the boat was being used for […]

Coronavirus (COVID-19) … What did the Cruise Lines Know?  When?  And, Can Cruise Lines Be Held Accountable?  A Maritime Lawyer’s Analysis. 

April 20, 2020 Coronavirus COVID-19

Coronavirus (COVID-19) … What did the Cruise Lines Know?  When?  And, Can Cruise Lines Be Held Accountable?  A Maritime Lawyer’s Analysis. 

Of late, cruise ships have been referred to as “floating petri dishes” following numerous shipboard outbreaks of Coronavirus/ COVID-19.  This article will examine: to what extent the cruise industry contributed to the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, what the cruise industry […]

Seabourn Cruise Passenger Alleges Drugged and Raped by Assistant Cruise Director Aboard the SOJOURN

April 15, 2020 Cruise Ship Sexual Assault / Rape

Seabourn Cruise Passenger Drugged and Raped by Assistant Cruise Director Aboard the SOJOURN Per Complaint filed in the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington in Seattle Seabourn Sojourn Cruise Ship
On March 30, 2019, Brais Law Firm on behalf of its client, a cruise ship passenger, filed suit in the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington in […]

Florida Airboat Tour Ends In Collision & Sofola Family Members Badly Hurt

April 4, 2020 Florida Airboat Collision

23WIFR is reporting a recent airboat ride in Florida ended in tragedy.  While details are scars the April 02, 2020, post by Courtney.Sisk@WIFR.com [815-987-5330] with WIRF.COM, provides the Sofola family, Keith (father), Karen (mother), Luke (son) and Lexi (daughter), while vacationing in Florida first enjoyed a morning swimming with manatees followed by an airboat ride and collision described by Keith as, “Immediately there was another boat right there.”
A head-on collision followed, tossing the Solofo family from the boat.  Fortunately, the two […]