Recreational Boat Capsizes in Port Isabel, Texas

by | Nov 27, 2021 | Maritime Law

A recreational boat capsized on November 24, 2021.  At the time, the vessel was near the Port Isabel Causeway in Port Isabel, Texas.  There were four people on board the 16-ft boat when it capsized.  The United States Coast Guard performed search and rescue operations and was able to save the boaters before the incident turned tragic.

There have been a number of recent incidents involving vessels.  A recreational boat capsized in Wassaw Sound, Georgia on November 1, 2021.  A fire broke out on board the container ship MSC SHANNON on November 7, 2021.  A recreational boat capsized in Gloucester County, New Jersey on November 13, 2021.  The fishing vessel Desire capsized off the coast of Oregon on November 15, 2021.  A fire broke out on the tanker ship CHEMICAL MASTER on November 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 a boating 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.