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The dangers of jet skis

Jet skis and other personal watercraft can be a lot of fun on Rhode Island waterways. Because they are on the water, many people do not realize just how dangerous they can be. Every year, there are severe injuries and deaths caused by jet skis. It is a serious hazard. According to Fox News, there is a push by those advocating safety on watercraft for people to be required to have a licensed to operate them and for minimum operator age restrictions. In addition, this group wants safety education to become more of a priority.

The most dangerous boating situations in 2016

While boating accidents in Rhode Island and across the country continue to happen year after year, the main causes and circumstances can change at any time. The U.S. Coast Guard and the Department of Homeland Security recently released the 2016 statistics for the most dangerous situations for boaters.

What to do after a boating accident

The choices you make during the immediate moments following a boating accident in Rhode Island can have a big impact on how deadly the incident will prove to be. We at Karns Law Group can help you obtain the compensation you need to recover from any boat accident and have provided this guide to help you know what to do after a boating accident.

The top contributors to boating accidents

Getting into a boating accident in Rhode Island can result in serious and even deadly injuries for you and your passengers, which is why it is important to be aware of the most common contributors to these incidents. We at Karns Law Group can represent you if you are injured in an accident, but have also provided this list to help you stay safe and avoid boating dangers.

Summer safety tips

As the summer recreation season kicks into full gear, more and more Rhode Island residents are spending their time out on the water. Knowing important tips for boating safety can be key to preventing an accident, which is why we at Karns Law Group are not only here to help you if you do become injured, but we can also offer guidance to prevent any problems.

Most common types of maritime accidents

Working in the maritime industry in Rhode Island can be a dangerous profession. There are many different ways that accidents can occur, and being aware of them can help you avoid being injured or killed. We at Karns Law Group not only work to educate you on the most common types of maritime accidents, but also strive to help you if become involved in one.

What you need to know about boating accidents

Cruising across the water can be exhilarating, but it can also be dangerous. Serious accidents can occur without warning, turning a fun-filled outing into a devastating tragedy in an instant. At Karns Law Group, we work hard to protect Rhode Island citizens who are injured or killed while enjoying water recreation across the state. Here is everything you need to know about boating accidents.

What is the biggest boating danger to watch out for?

While most people in Rhode Island are aware of the dangers that exist on the road, you may feel less inhibited once you get behind the wheel of a boat. Open water can seem obstacle-free and clear of problems, but the truth is actually very different. Spinal Column details the biggest danger that you need to watch out for while boating: drowning.

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