Watersports Accident Claims in Miami
Personal Injury Law Firm Serving Compensation Claims from Watersports Accidents in Miami and North Miami Beach
Perazzo Law Shares Best Insight into Watersports Accidents in Miami
Watersports activities are a common sight off the shores of Miami Beach, and watersports enthusiasts are taking full advantage of the many ways of enjoying Miami's many waterways. From yachts to speed boats, jet skis to kiteboards, surfers to swimmers, sunbathers to beachgoers both young and old, Miami leads the way in terms of personal injury accidents involving water vessels, surfers, swimmers, and beachgoers. Though there are rules and regulations aimed at safeguarding against personal injuries from watersports, which can include fractures, lacerations, and even drowning from accidents involving speed boats, jet skis, surfboards, and even kiteboarders. The Miami City Council has established a set of rules and regulations for water vessel operators, surfers, and kiteboarders to safeguard against accidents involving swimmers and beachgoers. Jet skiers and kiteboarders are required to navigate at a determined distance from swimmers (300ft.) and from the shore (50ft.). On many occasions, inexperienced jet skiers may lose control of their jet ski and collide with a surf boarder. Water accidents such as this can range from minor cuts to severe wounds. Head injuries are very common in Jet ski accidents, whereas kiteboarders are more prone to suffer ankle and wrist injuries from falling over due to rip currents or wind gusts.
Watersports accidents may include a variety of water vessels such as:
- Jet Skis
- Tour boats
- Diving Boats
- Sail boats
- Scuba diver vessels
- Party Boats
- Windsurf boards
- and more...