There was a deadly accident in Lee County, Alabama on September 13, 2021. At the time, an Alabama resident was operating his jon boat on Lake Harding when there was a collision with a fiberglass fishing boat. The victim, Walker Mitchell, lost his life due to multiple blunt force traumas inflicted in the violent collision. Our thoughts and prayers go out to anyone impacted by this accident.
There have been a number of recent incidents involving vessels. During Hurricane Ida, Noble failed to evacuate crew members from the Noble Globetrotter II. There was a fire on the container ship MSC KATRINA on September 9, 2021. There was an explosion on the LPG tanker FORTE DE SAO MARCOS on September 9, 2021. There was a fire on the general cargo ship LOA FORTUNE on September 10, 2021. There was a fire on the vessel SETIA ABADI 2 on September 8, 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.