Tag Archives: BOAT

Cruisemates Misses the Boat Regarding Overboard Passengers

Yesterday, Paul Motter's popular online cruise community "Cruisemates" published an interesting article entitled "Mainstream Media Stupidity over Cruising." The article is about the weird and sad story of an irate and perhaps drunk father throwing his 7 year old son … Continue reading

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Court Rules in Favor of Boat Owner Represented by Brais & Brais in a Dispute Concerning the Sinking of a Recreational Boat

Brais & Brais' Florida maritime attorneys successfully argued that a Federal Court can hear a breach of the warranty of workmanlike performance implied in an oral repair contract as well as a breach of marine bailment dispute concerning the sinking … Continue reading

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Father & Son Injured in the Floirda Keys When Boat Ran Them Over

WGMD.COM reports 39-year old Jared Adkins and his son Calvin were scuba diving near Conch Reef, just south of Key Largo on August 16th, when they were run over by the 46' charter boat Big Dipper. Both father and son … Continue reading

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Engine Manufacture Liable for Boat Accident Injury

Swimmers and water skiers are injured each year by boat propellers. Our Florida boat accident attorneys are often asked if the boat or engine manufactures are liable for these injuries. The law finds a manufacture of a product liable for … Continue reading

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Illinois driver's license hearings and Driving Under the Influence (DUI) in a boat or snowmobile

Illinois law makes it illegal to operate a boat or other watercraft or a snowmobile while under the influence of alcohol. 625 ILCS 45 /5-16 (Boating Under the Influence (BUI))and 625 ILCS 40/5-7 (Snowmobiling Under the Influence (SUI)) The Illinois … Continue reading

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