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Vessel Capsizes off Coast of North Carolina

by | Aug 26, 2021 | Maritime Law

A small vessel capsized in Outer Banks, North Carolina on August 20, 2021.  Reports indicate that the vessel capsized in the Oregon Inlet, in the Outer Banks.  The United States Coast Guard and a good samaritan vessel were able to rescue the three individuals on board.  The three received medical treatment when they returned to shore.

There have been a number of recent incidents involving vessels.  A fire broke out on the general cargo ship HAGLAND BORG on August 13, 2021.  A party boat on Lake Conroe, Texas capsized late on August 14, 2021.  There was a fire on board the fishing boat Baula X on August 17, 2021.  There was an explosion on board a vessel in Shelter Island, New York on August 20, 2021.  There was a deadly accident involving a recreational boat on Lake Lewisville, Texas on August 22, 2021.  There was a deadly accident involving a vessel at Chatfield Reservoir, Colorado on August 22, 2021.

A recreational boating accident can be the result of many factors, including: human error, weather conditions, equipment failure, poor maintenance practices, waves caused by other vessels, or a lack of equipment.  An incident can often be a result of a combination of the above factors.  Ultimately though, many of these incidents are preventable.

Our experienced lawyers handle maritime personal injury and wrongful death litigation of all kinds and the skills needed to represent the families of loved ones who have lost their lives or those who have been seriously injured as a result of the negligence of another party. The lawyers of Spagnoletti Law Firm have handled maritime lawsuits throughout the country.  Our attorneys have extensive experience in injury and death cases that occurred on recreational boats.

The experienced and aggressive vessel accident attorneys at Spagnoletti Law Firm can help you understand your rights if you or a loved one was a victim of this tragic accident. There are strict and short time limits on making claims related to vessel accidents, so please contact us online or call 713-804-9306 or 877-678-5864 to learn more about your rights.