Lake Eloise Boat Rental Accident Highlights Need for Driver Training

Two men drowned in Lake Eloise on a rough, windy day after becoming separated from their boat.  The men had rented the boat that day on Lake Eloise and apparently took a driver education class before the rental.  Despite the class, Polk County Sheriff’s department is describing the two men as “inexperienced” boaters, and it […]

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What New Data Says about Florida Boating Accidents

The recent data from Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission (FWC) should give anyone going out on a boat in Florida something to think about.  In 2020, there were 79 deaths arising out of boating accidents.  Of the victims who drowned, 88% were not wearing a life jacket.  Though the details of every accident weren’t included […]

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Jet Ski and WaveRunner Accidents in Florida

The Maus Law Firm Wants You to Stay Safe While Enjoying Florida’s Beaches and Waterways With thousands of miles of shoreline and inland waterways, Florida is a boating capital of the United States.  Along with operators of conventional boats in Florida, thousands take to the water each day on personal water craft (PWC), commonly known […]

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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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