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Torts/Personal Injury

May 21, 2024

Boating accidents and what you need to know before hitting the water

Boating accidents can lead to serious injuries or death, with 4,040 boating accidents reported in the US in 2022, resulting in 636 deaths and 2,222 injuries. Leading causes of boating accidents include operator inexperience, inattentiveness, and collisions.

Reza Torkzadeh

Founder and CEO, The Torkzadeh Law Firm

18650 MacArthur Blvd. Suite 300
Irvine , CA 92612

Phone: (888) 222-8286

Email: reza@torklaw.com

Thomas Jefferson SOL; San Diego CA

Reza's latest book is "The Lawyer as CEO."

Allen P. Wilkinson

Email: allenpwilkinson1955@gmail.com

Allen is a retired lawyer, with many years of experience involving personal injury and medical malpractice cases

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As summer approaches, millions of Californians are dusting off their boats and personal watercraft and getting them ready for fun in the sun at lakes, rivers, inlets, harbors, and the ocean. On warm summer days and long weekends, California waterways become crowded with all types of vessels. But a day of boating and fun in the sun can quickly turn into disaster due to a boating accident that results in serious injury to or even death of persons in and out of the boat...

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