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Category Archives: Boat Accident

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Causes of Boating Accidents Not Often Considered

By Vocelle & Berg, LLP |

Recreational boating is supposed to be a fun, safe way to spend time outdoors with friends and family. Fishing off the coast is a very popular pastime in Florida. No one wants the possibility of a boat accident in their mind, but mishaps on the water do occur and can be very dangerous for… Read More »

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Laws Governing Boat Safety

By Vocelle & Berg, LLP |

Off the coast of Florida each year, thousands of people are injured due to boating accidents. Dozens more sustain fatal injuries. Accidents in this category can occur on a cruise ship, privately owned vessel, ferry, jet ski or other form of watercraft. The issue is particularly serious in Florida. Though the number of registered… Read More »

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Liability in Boating Accidents

By Vocelle & Berg, LLP |

Boating safety is a matter that should be taken very seriously. Statistics published by the United States Coast Guard show there were 723 boating accidents in Florida in 2017. Sixty of those accidents were fatal. Regardless of the activity – sailing on a privately owned boat, riding a jet ski or taking a ferry… Read More »