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Can the driver of a boat who acts in an irresponsible, unsafe manner be held liable for causing an accident?

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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.

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