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Category: Scuba Diving Accident Injury & Death

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 Represents North Carolina Man Who Nearly Drowned at Sandals Grande Antigua Resort

August 13, 2013 Resort Injury Lawsuits

Sandals Resorts Injury Lawyers .jpgThe resort injury attorneys of Brais Law Firm have brought a lawsuit on behalf of a North Carolina man who nearly drowned while snorkeling on a Sandals Grande Antigua Resort excursion. While a guest on Sandals property, the man decided to participate in a snorkeling excursion offered as part of the all inclusive package. Court documents reveal the man alleges Sandals […]

Brais Law Maritime Attorneys Settle Hookah Diving Drowning Case

May 12, 2012 Scuba Diving Accident Injury & Death

Florida Dive Drowning Lawyer.gifThe Brais Law [dive accident attorneys]( have been retained to represent the estate and family of drowned recreational diver Leonardo Rosales. On October 20, 2010, Mr. Rosales went diving for lobster off Ft. Lauderdale with a friend Enrique Pitta. The two men utilized a “Third Lung” manufactured by the Florida based Brownie company to serve as their air delivery system. The third […]

Father & Son Injured in the Florida Keys When Boat Ran Them Over

August 18, 2011 Boating Accident Injury & Death

WGMD.COM reports 39-year old Jared Adkins and his son Calvin were scuba diving near Conch Reef, just south of Key Largo on August 16th, when they were run over by the 46′ charter boat Big Dipper. Both father and son were airlifted to Miami area hospitals.
Scuba divers being run over by boats are quite common in South Florida especially during lobster season. If you were injured a boat and have questions about your legal rights, don’t hesitate to contact our […]

Sandals’ Boat Runs Over Guest Snorkeling at its Royal Bahaman Resort & Spa

April 2, 2011 Scuba Diving Accident Injury & Death

A complaint filed in Kansas Federal Court on March 29th alleges a Sandals boat ran over its own guest while snorkeling. Janet Jilka was a guest at Sandals Royal Bahamian Resort & Spa in July 2009. The complaint reveals that while snorkeling from the private resort’s beach, a boat owned and controlled by Sandals ran over Ms. Jilka and struck her with the propeller. Per the complaint, this incident caused Ms. Jilka to be permanently disfigured.
This but one of multiple […]