Millions of tourists come to Florida each year to enjoy a host of recreational activities on the gulf, including boating, fishing, jet skiing, parasailing, scuba diving and yachting. Most visitors end returning home with a great tan and even better memories.
Unfortunately, though, a small number of visitors are seriously injured, or even killed, while partaking in recreational activities on the gulf. Many of these accidents are the result of negligence on behalf of other boaters, or rental or tourism operations.
When this is the case, accident victims and their families will need to take specific steps to ensure that they get the compensation they deserve. These steps include: