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Category: Boating Accident Injury & Death

South Florida Teen Dies and 10 Injured in Boca Chita Key Boating Crash into a Channel Marker

September 7, 2022 Boating Accident Injury & Death

Lucy Fernandez, a South Florida high school senior, passed away Monday from injuries she sustained in a Sunday night boating accident off Cutler Bay. As reported by USA Today, the boat, a 28-foot Robalo center console hit a channel marker near Boca Chita Key and capsized.  The incident left eleven people injured, four critically. Per NBC Miami, two other seniors from Our Lady of Lourdes Academy, Katy Puig and Coco Aguilar, remain hospitalized as well as another student from Carrollton School […]

Fourth of July Boating Accidents

July 5, 2022 Boating Accident Injury & Death

Were You Injured in a Boating Accident Over the Fourth of July Weekend?
The fourth of July  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 the fourth of July weekend, you have clear legal rights, but you will need to be careful to make sure you can recover […]

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 […]

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.

Banking Heir Killed by Boat Propeller in Fishing Accident

May 10, 2022 Boating Accident Injury & Death

A tragic boating accident occurred during a fishing tournament on Saturday, March 12, 2022, when a man, the son of a Venezuelan banking billionaire was killed by the propellers of a Sport Fishing vessel.
According to several news sources, Juan Carlos Escotet Alviarez, 31, jumped into the water to save his fiancée, Andrea Montero, 30, when she was knocked over the stern of a Sport Fishing vessel, the Otoro, by the vessel’s captain. In an effort to save his fiancée, Mr. […]