Category: Boating accident

Fourth of July Boaters Likely to Exercise Unsafe Conduct

The Fourth of July is a day of celebration with family and friends. Traditional activities on this special day add a tinge of danger, requiring individuals to be responsible and exercise safe conduct. According to an article in The Palm Beach Post, the July Fourth holiday is traditionally one of the busiest boating days of the year. Our Palm Beach personal injury lawyer recognizes that times of celebration such as Independence Day create an atmosphere of relaxation and leisure, which often causes individuals to display a lack of common sense and to be careless in their behavior. It is not unusual for Palm Beach County boaters to exude carelessness during this particular holiday celebration. It is likely that the agencies policing the water will find many boaters who overload their vessels, drive them after drinking, fail to have enough life jackets of the correct size for each person on board, or operate their boats recklessly. Continue reading “Fourth of July Boaters Likely to Exercise Unsafe Conduct”