There was a boating accident in Delaware City, Delaware on October 30, 2023. The incident occurred on the Delaware River near Reedy Island. Early reports indicate that two boats were involved in a collision in foggy conditions. One of the vessels involved capsized as a result. A nearby tug boat was able to rescue the individual. He was treated by emergency medical personnel when he got to shore.
There have been a number of recent incidents involving vessels. There was a deadly tugboat accident in Daphne, Alabama on October 14, 2023. The fishing boat CAROL ANN went missing off the coast of Georgia with three people on board. A barge crane collapsed in Gulf Stream, Florida on October 25, 2023. There was a deadly boating accident in Boone County, Kentucky on October 26, 2023. There was an explosion on the cargo ship Serenity AC on October 26, 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 877-678-5864 to learn more about your rights.