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Category: Boating Accident Injury & Death

5 Important Facts About Filing a Claim for a Yacht Accident

January 24, 2023 Boating Accident Injury & Death

Yacht accidents are a regular occurrence. While they may rarely make headlines, lawsuits involving yacht accidents are common, and every day insurance companies settle claims with yacht guests and crew members. If you have been injured onboard a yacht (or as a result of falling off of a yacht), you should talk to a yacht accident attorney about filing a claim or lawsuit as well.
From slips and falls to collisions with other vessels, yacht accidents can take many different forms. […]

The Boating Accident Attorneys at Brais Law File Suit On Behalf of Victim of Severe Prop Strike Accident in Florida

January 17, 2023 Boating Accident Injury & Death

Propeller strikes (or “prop strikes”) often result in serious injuries. Even when spinning at relatively low speeds, propellers on outboard motors can cause severe cuts, bone fractures, loss of digits and limbs, and other traumatic injuries. The risks of prop strikes are especially dangerous when they happen on open water where emergency medical care is not readily available.
Boating accidents and injuries from a vessel’s propellers are even more life-threatening when the operator of the vessel is so careless that he […]

Who Can File a Claim for a Boating Accident?

December 14, 2022 Boating Accident Injury & Death

Boating accidents in Florida are common. According to the Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC), Florida has almost twice as many boating accidents as any other state. When these accidents happen, boat captains aren’t the only people who get injured. In many cases, other victims will need to file claims as well.
The first step toward filing a claim after a boating accident is hiring an experienced Miami boating accident lawyer to represent you. So, should you hire a lawyer?
Do […]

What To Do After a Boating Accident in South Florida

December 9, 2022 Boating Accident Injury & Death

A day on the water can quickly turn into a nightmare if you get in an accident. Collisions and other accidents involving yachts and recreational boats can present not only immediate safety risks but long-term health and financial risks as well. If you have been involved in an accident, here is an overview of what you need to know from Miami boating accident lawyer Keith Brais:
What Should You Do After a Boating Accident in South Florida?
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How To Decide If It Is Safe To Go Boating

November 30, 2022 Boating Accident Injury & Death

From bad weather conditions to other boaters on the water, there are several factors that can turn a day of boating into a dangerous—and possibly even life-threatening—ordeal. Before leaving shore, it is important to consider all of these factors and make a smart decision about whether it is a good day to be on the water. In this article, Miami boating accident lawyer Keith Brais covers 12 factors you can consider to decide if it is safe to go boating.
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