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One thing the state of Michigan is very well known for is its spectacular lakes. If you’re a fan of boating, there are few better places to live than Michigan, where you can easily take your boat out on any of the five Great Lakes or any of the other wonderful lakes found within the

Memorial Day weekend is already just around the corner. Memorial Day is traditionally seen as the beginning of the summer season, but for thousands of people around Michigan, Memorial Day is also the start of boating season. After spending the winter in storage, it’s important to inspect your boat before taking it out on the

How to Avoid a Boating Accident

Wednesday, 03 December 2014 by

Spending a day with your friends and family on your boat is a wonderful way to spend a nice summer afternoon. Boating may be fun, but there are dozens of ways it can go horribly wrong. Ultimately, boating is only as safe as you make it, so before you head back out on the water,

Michigan Boating Injury Lawyer

Wednesday, 21 May 2014 by

WHEREAS, surrounded by the Great Lakes, Michigan’s beaches and waters attract millions of citizens and visitors each year for activities including swimming, fishing, water – skiing and boating; maintaining the safety of all people on Michigan waters is of utmost importance; and, WHEREAS, boating accidents can occur on smooth or turbulent waters, and it does not matter

An 11-year-old boy was unfortunately killed in a boating accident on Sylvan Lake this last Sunday. The boy and his two sisters were being pulled behind a jet ski in an inner tube. Their father was driving. Another boat crossed their path and collided with the children.

The driver said he was unable to see the children just before the accident occurred.

The two girls, ages 6 and 10, were severely injured. 10-year old Adriana is still being treated at Beaumont Hospital, where she is in critical condition. Sadly, 6-year old Gabrielle died Monday.

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