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The 10 Leading Causes of Watersports Accidents

June 27, 2022 Boating Accident Injury & Death

Riding jet skis, wakeboarding, waterskiing, tubing, kayaking and canoeing are all great ways to enjoy spending time on the water. When weather and water conditions are favorable, and when everyone involved is committed to staying safe, all types of watersports can be relatively low-risk activities for participants of all ages and capabilities.
Yet, watersports accidents are extremely common. Why is this the case? Unfortunately, while it doesn’t take too much to stay safe, boat captains, vessel owners, tour guides and excursion […]

Limited Capacity Onboard Cruise Ships Doesn’t Necessarily Mean Limited Risks

June 22, 2022 Cruise Ship Injury & Death

In order to set sail in 2022, many cruise lines are operating their ships at limited capacity. While the idea behind limiting capacity is to reduce the risk of COVID-19 transmission, the number of passengers onboard is just one of numerous relevant factors.
It is also important to keep in mind that the risk of COVID-19 transmission is just one of the risks passengers face while cruising. From food poisoning to injuries from falls and crew member assaults, passengers face a […]

Parasailing Accident in Florida Keys Leaves One Woman Dead and Two Others Injured

June 1, 2022 General

Supraja Alaparthi, her son, and her nephew were parasailing on Monday shortly before 5:30 p.m. when they slammed into a bridge in Key West. The parasail hurtled toward the bridge at an unsafe speed after getting caught in a gale. It is reported the three were visiting from Illinois and were participating in the parasailing tour offered by Lighthouse Parasail of Marathon. According to the FWC report, a strong gust of wind took over the parasail chute which prompted the […]

Were You Injured in a Boating Accident Over Memorial Day Weekend?

May 31, 2022 Boating Accident Injury & Death

Serving as the unofficial start of summer, Memorial Day weekend is one of the busiest boating weekends of the year. Each year, there are dozens of serious accidents across the United States, and there are far more minor accidents that go unreported. If you were injured in a boating accident over Memorial Day weekend, you have clear legal rights, but you will need to be careful to make sure you can recover the financial compensation you deserve.