Super Bowl Sunday isn't just one of the biggest days of the year for sports; it's also one of the biggest days of the year for drunk driving accidents.
A boating accident on Independence Day which took the life of a 23-year-old man in Biscayne Bay is a reminder of the risks of boaters face on the water. The accident reportedly occurred when the boat on which the man was riding—along with his girlfriend and her family—was struck by another craft. As a result of the impact four people were killed, making it the most serious boating accident to have occurred in some time.
An out-of-state woman recently filed a lawsuit against Dollar Tree Store Inc. in connection with a slip and fall that occurred last October. The accident, according to the complaint, occurred when the woman stepped in a puddle of water that was leaking from a refrigerator inside the store. As a result of her fall, she allegedly suffered injury to her ankle and knee.
An interesting article about drunken-boating out of Massachusetts this month could spark some debate among our Florida readers who may start to wonder about our own state laws and whether our statutes really do enough to stop repeat offenders from getting back on the waterways.