Can the Driver of a Boat?Can the Driver of a Boat Who Acts in an Irresponsible, Unsafe Manner Be Held Liable for Causing an Accident?
Yes, any operator of a vessel or a boat can be held legally responsible for operating the vessel in a negligent, reckless, or irresponsible manner. That is the law in the state of Florida. It applies to one operating a motor vehicle and it certainly applies to one operating a boat or vessel as well. So if you have been the victim of a boating accident due to someone being negligent, reckless, or irresponsible, contact us because we can help you ensure that your legal rights are protected.