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MIAMI, FL— October 12, 2011 – A horrific boating accident in the Florida Keys resulted in the death of an elderly Hialeah woman and left seven additional victims, including a 4-year-old child, treading water for nearly an entire day. According to information provided by NBC Miami, a 22-foot vessel sank off Long Key, in close […]

MIAMI, FL— September 14, 2011 – Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office Marine investigators are conducting a probe into an unfortunate boating accident that claimed the life of a fisherman on the morning of Sept. 12. According to information provided by Patch, a 13-foot stick-steered boat went out of control in the Intracostal Waterway for unknown reasons, […]

MIAMI, FL—August 31, 2011 – A Florida boater was hospitalized with critical injuries sustained in a recent boating accident that occurred in the St. John’s River in Jacksonville. According to information provided by News4Jax, investigators from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) believed the 66-year-old accident victim was the only person aboard the […]

MIAMI, FL— July 20, 2011 – A violent boating accident occurred in Boston Harbor on the evening of July 16, 2011, claiming the life of one passenger and leaving another seriously injured. According to information provided by the Associated Press, Massachusetts State Police (MSP) and officials from the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) appear to be […]

MIAMI, FL— July 6, 2011 – At least one person is dead and seven remain missing following an unfortunate boating accident that happened in the Sea of Cortez on July 3, 2011. According to information provided by the Los Angeles Times, a fishing boat occupied by 43 people, including 27 American tourists and 16 Mexican crew […]

MIAMI, FL— June 27, 2011- In light of the upcoming July 4th holiday, The National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA) once again coordinated Operation Dry Water, in which U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) officers around the nation spent the weekend of July 24-26, 2011 cracking down on boating under the influence (BUI). According to […]

MIAMI, FL— June 9, 2011 – A few months after a 15-year-old girl lost part of her leg in a South Florida boat accident, two 16-year-old boys have been charged in connection with the boating mishap. According to information provided by the Associated Press, the accident victim was badly injured upon swimming up to the […]

Last year, passengers on a Carnival Cruise ship were horrified as their vessel crashed into a pier at a harbor in Baltimore. After returning from a weeklong trip to Florida and the Bahamas, the cruise ship approached the pier while traveling too fast, and was unable to avoid a collision. Luckily, no one was injured, […]

In 2013, there were 736 reported boating accidents in the state of Florida and over 60 of those accidents resulted in at least one death, according to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. Furthermore, over 400 people suffered injuries in those 736 boat accidents. This is quite troubling to our team of Miami maritime […]

MIAMI, FL—Authorities from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and U.S. Coast Guard are investigating what might have caused a 25-foot charter boat to sink in the Florida Keys on Dec. 18. According to information provided by the Miami Herald, eight people were aboard the Key Largo Scuba Shack-operated vessel when it sank at […]

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