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Category: Boating Accident Injury & Death

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. […]

Injured in a Boat Accident on Vacation in Key West?

February 1, 2022 Boating Accident Injury & Death

Renting a boat or going on a chartered tour or fishing expedition is a great way to experience Key West’s unique ecological environment. Unfortunately, it can also be dangerous. From poorly-maintained boats to negligent and inebriated captains, there are numerous issues that can lead to accidents on the water. If you’ve been injured in a grounding or collision, you should speak with a Key West boat accident lawyer about your legal rights.

Yamaha WaveRunner Incident Kills Girl on Tube in Alafia River

December 30, 2020 Boating Accident Injury & Death

A tragic boating accident on the Alafia River near Tampa took the life of young Jasina Campell. Campell of Riverview, Florida and her friend were tubing on May 17, 2020 enjoying a day of fun on the Alafia River. It is reported that at some point in the day, Andrew Joseph Miltner drove his Yamaha WaveRunner into the tube the girl was riding. A boat was pulling the tube. Campell was killed at the scene, her body later recovered by […]

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 […]