Boating License Issue Raised in South Carolina

Boating License Issue Raised in South Carolina

Boating License Issue Raised in South Carolina Charlotte, NC Personal Injury Lawyer According to a news report, a lake association has raised the idea of establishing a mandatory operator’s license for boaters in order to improve safety conditions. Herb Burnham, executive director of the Lake Hartwell Association, indicated that boater education is the only good … Read more

Obligations to Assist Others in Peril

Obligations to Assist Others in Peril Charlotte, NC Personal Injury As the weather heats up, people flock to outdoor, recreational activities.  A trip to the lake or ocean to swim away the scorching temperatures is typically a pleasant summertime activity, but sometimes, things can go wrong.  Drowning is the third leading cause of death from … Read more

Boating Accident Fatality in North Carolina

Boating Accident Fatality in North Carolina Charlotte, NC Personal Injury Lawyer  On May 16, a boating accident took place on the Roanoke Sound in North Carolina that claimed the life of one man and injured another.  According to the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission, three people were on one both and two on a second … Read more

South Carolina Boating Season

Rock Hill SC Boat Accident Lawyer Spring is now upon us here in South Carolina and summer is just around the corner. Many of us are planning weekends camping, road trips to the beach and cook outs with friends. Keep in mind that during these times we need to think about safety. While out on … Read more

Two Killed in a Boat Crash

Rock Hill SC Boat Accident Lawyer A child and pregnant woman were found dead after a boat crash over Memorial Day weekend. While out on a lake in North Carolina, a speed boat went over the top of a pontoon boat, killing two and hospitalizing one.  No one on the speedboat was injured. Investigators do … Read more

Boating Fatalities

Charlotte NC Boat Accident Lawyer According to the United States Coast Guard’s National Recreational Boating Safety Program Executive Summary, in 2011 there were 4,588 boating accidents resulting in $52 million in damages. Of those accidents 758 of them were fatal, which is a 14.8% increase from the previous year. Roughly 70% of all fatalities were … Read more

Woman Struck by Boat Propeller Loses Arm and Breasts

Charlotte NC Boat Accident Lawyer A 25 year old Charlotte woman was in a boating accident last summer and lost her breasts and an arm. She was seriously injured when a boat propeller struck her during the popular Lake Bash event on Lake Norman. The 25-year-old claims that while she was in the water the … Read more