Boating Accident near Bogalusa, Louisiana – One Dead, One Missing

by | Dec 2, 2021 | Maritime Law, Wrongful Death

There was a boating accident on the Pearl River near Bogalusa, Louisiana on November 29, 2021.  According to the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, a recreational boat launched out of Bogalusa at Pools Bluff.  It is believed the vessel capsized shortly afterwards in the Pearl River.  Search crews have found the body of one of the two men on board.  Our thoughts go out to those impacted by this loss.

There have been a number of recent incidents involving vessels.  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 boat capsized in Port Isabel, Texas on November 24, 2021.  There was a vessel collision between the product tanker ATLANTIC GRACE and the bulk carrier AVIATOR on November 26, 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 to learn more about your rights.