Category: Boat Accidents



5 Winterizing Tips to Ensure Boating Safety for Next Summer
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5 Winterizing Tips to Ensure Boating Safety for Next Summer

Summer is winding down, which means you might have to put away a few of your favorite things: your grill, your outdoor hammock, and – of course – your boat.

 

Whether you’re leaving your vacation home or have felt the first signs of fall, it’s a good time to consider beginning the winterization process. Even in Florida, winterization is very important. As your boat sits and isn’t looked after for the next few months, it could be subject to damage that will affect boating safety when you pull it out next summer.…

Did You Know You Can Be Fined For Having an “At-Risk” Boat?
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Did You Know You Can Be Fined For Having an “At-Risk” Boat?

If you have a boat or vessel in the state of Florida, you’d better make sure it’s still in pretty good condition. A new law signed earlier this summer allows law enforcement officials to fine you for having a boat deemed to be “at-risk.”

 

But what exactly does that mean?

 

Understanding the Definition of an “At-Risk” Boat in Florida

 

Previously, law enforcement could only take action against a boat’s owner for having a boat deemed to be “derelict.”

 

This meant that the boat had probably been neglected or abandoned and was in a concerning state of disrepair or sinking to the bottom of the water.…

OFFICE LOCATION AND SERVICE AREAS

 

The Injury Law Firm of South Florida handles cases throughout Florida from their Fort Lauderdale office. Here is a list of some of the counties and cities we serve:

Martin County

Jensen Beach, Jupiter, Stuart Sewall’s, Point Ocean, Breeze Park.

St. Lucie County

Fort Pierce, Port St Lucie.

Lee County

Bonita Springs, Cape Coral, Estero, East Dunbar, Fort Myers, Fort Myers Beach, Sanibel.

Palm Beach County

West Palm Beach, Boca Raton, Boynton Beach, Delray Beach, and throughout the greater Palm Beach area.

Broward County

Fort Lauderdale, Hollywood, Hallandale, Pembroke Pines, Hallandale Beach, Pompano Beach, Deerfield Beach, Weston, Miramar, Plantation, Sunrise, Coral Springs and throughout the greater Broward area.

Miami-Dade County

Miami, Miami Beach, Coral Gables, South Miami, Kendall, Hialeah North Miami Beach, Aventura, Sunny Isles, and throughout the greater Miami-Dade area.

Collier County