Stay Safe While Boating During the 4th of July

In South Florida, boating is one of the most popular pastimes and countless people take to the waters every weekend to enjoy the beautiful blue waters and sandy shorelines. South Florida has excellent areas for boating:  Biscayne Bay, Port Everglades and Fort Lauderdale, the intracoastal waterway, and inlets and waterways in Pompano Beach, Boca Raton, […]

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How Boating Accident Cases Differ From Car Accident Cases

Victims of both car accidents and boating accidents in Fort Lauderdale often suffer severe injuries caused by the negligence of others. And victims of both types of accidents may be entitled to compensation if they can demonstrate how another person’s lack of responsibility caused their injuries.  But in many other aspects, boating and car accident […]

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Boat Accident at Haulover Inlet

Another fatal boat accident occurred in South Florida this week.  Two people were ejected from a boat late Thursday.  A woman was rescued from the water, but a man that was ejected, Zach Forte, passed away from the accident.  The Coast Guard and Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission officers were still investigating the accident. The […]

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Boating Safety Tips for the 4th of July Weekend

Stay Safe with These Tips from Our Fort Lauderdale Boating Accident Lawyers The Fourth of July is one of the most popular boating weekends in Florida.  And with more and more people using their boat for social distancing, this year the 4th of July is shaping up to be a very busy weekend.  Unfortunately, more […]

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Miami Boat Accident Near Star Island

Florida Boating Enthusiast and Attorney, Joe Maus, Discusses Florida Boat Accidents Another boat accident in Miami occurred last night near Star Island.  Two boats collided off Star Island near Miami Beach, with one person being ejected from one of the boats.  The man was apparently found by Miami Dade Fire Rescue divers and taken to […]

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Fort Lauderdale Boat Accident Kills One In Speed Section of Intracoastal

A boat accident on the Intracoastal Waterway in Fort Lauderdale killed one person, and injured at least two others. The accident occurred at approximately 8 p.m. behind a house at the 3200 block of N.E. 38th Street in the Coral Ridge section of Fort Lauderdale. The area is near several popular waterfront bars such as […]

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What To Do When You Need A Lawyer Because Of A Boat Accident

Life can be quite unpredictable. As most people realize, an accident can happen at any given time, whether on the land or at sea. If you’re involved in a boat accident, you may need an attorney. You especially need to seek legal advice if the boat accident was the result of another person’s negligence. If […]

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Florida Boat Accident Statistics

National Recreational Boating Accident and Fatality Statistics: 2007 – 2011             According to U. S. Coast Guard statistics, Florida ranked 26th out of 56 states and territories in 2011 in its number of recreational boating fatalities per 100,000 registered boats.   As for recent trends in the state covering 2007 through 2011, there were 663 accidents […]

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Where to Turn for a Longshoremen Injury or Car Crash Lawyer

Living in a coastal area like Fort Lauderdale presents people with certain risks that they don’t get in many other parts of the country. Boating accidents are one example. The largest contributing factor to boating accidents, according to statistics, is alcohol. Operator inattention is another contributing factor as well as inexperience, excessive speed and improper […]

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Florida County With The Most Boating Accidents

Florida’s Most Dangerous Counties for Boating Accidents According to a recent Miami Herald article, Monroe and Miami-Dade Counties are Florida’s most dangerous counties for boating accidents. In 2011, there were 93 major maritime incidents in Monroe County compared to only 77 in the same area in 2010. This 20% increase in accidents occurred despite a […]

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