Boating is a way of life in Miami. Do you know South Florida has the highest number of registered vessels? There were around 950,740 registered vessels in 2018 and an estimated million more un-registered vessels that sail in the Florida waters. The boating population is ever increasing.
Unfortunately, the number of accidents has also increased, leading to severe injuries and deaths. So, what should you do after a yacht accident? Hiring a Miami Boating Accident Attorney is obviously the first step. Others are discussed below.
Give First Aid
Florida law 327.30 mentions the driver of the yacht involved in the accident needs to give first aid to the injured. The yacht operator must minimize the danger to anyone’s life after an accident.
It may mean calling emergency services and delivering first aid until they arrive. The yacht operator needs to do everything to help others involved in a yacht accident.…read more >