Deadly Boating Accident in Atlantic City, New Jersey

by | Aug 15, 2023 | Maritime Law, Wrongful Death

There was a deadly boating accident in Atlantic City, New Jersey on August 12, 2023.  According to reports, a woman was struck by a boat while swimming in the Intracoastal Waterway.  It is believed she was swimming near a floating dock located at a residence when the incident occurred.  The victim has been identified as Norma Michaels.  Our thoughts and prayers go out to those involved in this incident.

There have been a number of recent incidents involving vessels.  A recreational boat was struck by a dredge pipe in Cape May, New Jersey on August 9, 2023.  An electric boat caught fire in Lake Tahoe, Nevada on August 11, 2023.  A boat caught fire in Braintree, Massachusetts on August 12, 2023.  There was a deadly boating accident in Austin, Texas on August 13, 2023.  There was a crash between a boat and a jet ski on Lake Travis on August 13, 2023.

It can be dangerous to work in any industry when safety considerations are not taken seriously.  Safe offshore vessel owners and operators must ensure that their ships do not put the lives of hard working men and women at risk.  Safe companies must be proactive and take preventative measures, including regular maintenance and repairs, to also ensure that the environment is not impacted.

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 a maritime accident. The lawyers of Spagnoletti Law Firm have handled maritime lawsuits throughout the country.

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 an accident on a ship. There are strict and short time limits on making claims related to maritime injuries, so please contact us online or call 713-804-9306 or to learn more about your rights.