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Bass Fishing Boat Accidents

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DSC_0016Bass fishing boating accidents in every state on every body of water fishing boats are allowed.  Sometimes it is from people doing stupid things, other times they are the result of someone else’s negligence or bad luck.  It is every boater’s responsibility to learn how to protect themselves and the people they are fishing with.

Bass fishing boating accidents

On July 19, 2008, three friends spent nearly three hours at a waterfront bar on Candlewood Lake in western Connecticut before climbing into a 365-horsepower Formula speedboat for a ride home.

Just before 1 a.m., the speedboat driven by Richard Layton Jr. of New Milford collided with an 18-foot Triton bass boat carrying two fishermen, according to state investigators. Original source

Crazy jet boat crashes

Don’t fall out of the fishing boat

One of the most common causes of a fishermen falling out of boats is urinating over the side of the boat! It’s true so here’s a video how to prevent it!

Protect yourself from lawyers

Lawyers are constantly looking for more opportunities to sue people and recover money for pain and suffering.

AV-Rated Providence personal injury lawyer Mike Bottaro, founder of The Bottaro Law Firm, LLC, urges Rhode Islanders to stay safe on the water this season to avoid personal injuries from boating accidents. Boating accidents, like many causes of personal injury, are preventable. Boating is an activity that has the potential to harm many people if carried out irresponsibly. Therefore safety should be emphasized, as it could be the difference between life and death. May 19-25 is recognized by the National Safe Boating Council (“NSBC”) as National Safe Boating week. Original source

Insurance is very important because you never know when an accident will occur.  Take precautions and learn boating safety but also be sure to get insurance on your boat to guard against losses for a bass fishing boat accident.

Boat Insurance from the BoatU.S. Program

This is not just to protect your “stuff”, but to protect your family and everything you’ve worked for. Start by getting an insurance quote, you’ll be glad you did!

 

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