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Category: Florida Boat Injury Lawsuits

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 […]

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 [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 […]

Brais Law Firm Receives a Favorable Order in a Tugboat Negligence Case

February 1, 2017 Florida Boat Injury Lawsuits

Tugboat NegligenceThe Florida maritime lawyers of Brais Law Firm successfully obtained an Order dismissing a counter-claim brought against their client by a tug and barge company.
On March 9, 2016, the firm’s clients were fishing in the Indian River when their boat’s outboard engine broke down.  The two men were able to navigate the disable fishing boat along the shore next to the Beyel Bros.’ […]

Florida Key’s Dive Company Sued for Crewmember’s Wrongful Death

August 19, 2016 Boating Accident Injury & Death

Florida-Keys-Dive-Lawsuit.jpgOur firm has filed a wrongful death lawsuit on behalf of the family of a Florida Key’s dive boat crewmember who lost his life. On the night of November 15, 2015, the crewmember was serving as a deck hand aboard a dive boat while seventeen SCUBA divers were participating in a wreck dive. Court papers allege that at the end of the dive profile, four of […]

Brais Law Firm Obtains 1.18 Million Dollar Verdict in a Jet Ski Collision Case

July 18, 2016 Florida Boat Injury Lawsuits

Jet-Ski-Accident-1.18-Million-Dollar-Verdict.jpgOur client Khalila Jenkins was enjoying Labor Day Weekend in Miami Beach in 2013 when she decided to go jet skiing with friends. The group rented the personal watercrafts and took off to ride in the area designated by the rental company. The rental company required the group as well as other people who rented personal watercrafts to remain in an area which was marked by […]