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Accidents, Injuries & Deaths at Sea Stir Concern Over US Warships

By Jeff Brown |

Much media attention has been focused on the US Navy of late, particularly after collisions involving USS John S McCain and USS Fitzgerald this summer took the lives of 17 sailors who are now either dead or missing—more than the number killed in Afghanistan this year. Specifically, many members of the public are now… Read More »

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Boy Scouts Tragically Killed In Boating Accident: Was Negligence Involved?

By Jeff Brown |

Tragically, on August 5th, two Boy Scouts—ages 16 and 18—were killed and another (age 11) critically injured when their sailboat hit an overhead power line and reportedly electrocuted the boys. Officers are still looking into the accident, but say that the preliminary investigation revealed that the sailboat came into contact with the power line…. Read More »

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Deadly Boating Accidents in Florida Waters

By Jeff Brown |

Now that the summer is coming, Miami-Dade and other Florida Counties are unfortunately seeing their fair share of boating accidents: Just recently (May 14th), one person was killed and a dozen others injured in boating accidents in one day’s outing in Miami-Dade alone. One of the most serious accidents happened near Normandy Shores, where… Read More »

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Florida Examining Boating Safety Laws

By Jeff Brown |

Boating is an important part of Florida culture year-round. While boats provide fun and recreation for Floridians and tourists alike, like any other motor vehicle, they also comes with the risk of accidents and injuries. According to a report published by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Division of Law Enforcement, 736 boat… Read More »

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