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When is a Written Report Needed for A Boating Accident in Florida?

Florida § 327.301 states that a written report is needed if a boating accident results in bodily injury, deaths, disappearance, and property damage worth over $2,000. If you are a boating accident victim, it is in your best interest to hire an efficient and qualified personal injury lawyer is in your best interest. They have … Read more

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Who Do You Report a Boating Accident to in Florida?

If you’re involved in a boating accident in Florida, it’s essential to know who to report it to, when you are required to report the accident, and what steps to take after a boating collision.  Generally, boat operators involved in a qualifying crash must report the accident to at least one of the following agencies:  … Read more

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How and When to Report a Car Accident to the Police in Florida

Are you required to report every car accident in Florida to the Police? If so, when and how do you report a collision? In this article, you will learn the answers to both of these questions and more. Generally, Florida car accident laws set strict standards for when and how drivers are required to report … Read more

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3 Most Common Causes of Boating Accidents in Florida

There are more than 800 boating accidents in Florida each year. With that in mind, boaters are encouraged to learn more about the most common causes of boating accidents and the best prevention methods.  If you’ve suffered injuries resulting from a boat collision, it’s in your best interest to contact a skilled boating accident lawyer … Read more

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How You Can Prevent a Boating Accident From Happening on Florida Waters

Boating is a favorite pastime of many Floridians. While taking a trip out on the boat with friends and family can make for a great getaway, there are still many risks involved in traveling the open sea.  According to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC), approximately 836 boating accidents happened in Florida in … Read more

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Schrier Law Group Boating Accident FAQs

A boating accident is actually handled quite differently than an accident on the highway or a typical street or avenue. We here at Schrier Law Group want to go over the best procedure for what one should do if they are ever in a boating accident. As a Florida law firm, we see our share … Read more

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“Ethan’s Law” Named for Sarasota Boy Killed in Boating Accident

In November, a tragic situation occurred when a Sarasota, Florida youth sailor was fatally slashed by a spinning boat propeller after his coach triggered the throttle and the boy tumbled overboard. Ten-year-old Ethan Isaacs’ death has led to a wrongful death lawsuit by his family and a proposed bill in his name called “Ethan’s Law,” … Read more

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Seven Reasons Why Boating Accidents Occur

Boating accidents make always news. Maybe it’s because of how it looks on camera. Maybe it is because they are rarer than typical car accidents. But beyond the headlines, one or more of a handful of causes are usually to blame. There are some common boating situations to avoid so that accidents are less likely. … Read more

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Difficulties of Dealing with a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit

One of the most difficult of all the personal injury lawsuits is the medical malpractice cases. These end up being extremely expensive cases that rely on proving the medical provider acted upon the patient with negligence. This negligence therein led to injury or harm to the patient. Most medical malpractice cases lead to very expensive … Read more