Sailboat Capsizes off Oregon Coast – Two Killed

by | Oct 4, 2021 | Maritime Law, Wrongful Death

A sailboat capsized off the Oregon Coast on October 3, 2021.  At the time, the vessel was near Nedonna Beach, Oregon.  Two people on board were killed in the incident.

There have been a number of recent incidents involving vessels. A fire broke out on the container ship LUEBECK on September 16, 2021.  The bulk carrier XIN HAI ZHOU 26 struck a fishing vessel on September 22, 2021.  The ro-ro passenger ferry LCT LITE FERRY 3 capsized on September 24, 2021.  Three crew members were killed in a deadly explosion on the tanker HUA HONG 18 on September 25, 2021.  There was a deadly accident involving a recreational boat in Oregon on September 26, 2021. There was a deadly carbon dioxide leak on board the car carrier SANG SHIN on September 27, 2021.  The ro-ro cargo ship IVAN capsized on September 29, 2021.  A recreational boat capsized in Maryland on September 29, 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.