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Is This Boat Safe? Defective Design May Have Caused Deaths

Is your boat safe? As the warm weather continues to bathe the coasts and waterways, many turn to recreational boating to beat the heat and enjoy time with family. But before you hop aboard, you should know about two boating accident lawsuits that suggest serious problems in the design and manufacture of some watercraft. Boating Lawsuits – Is Defective Design the Culprit? The first lawsuit involves a young Florida boy who died in a Georgia lake after the boat he was riding hit a wave. The second involves a California woman who suffered serious head trauma after she fell overboard. The propeller struck her in the head four times. The family of the Florida boy filed their lawsuit alleging that the boat they were riding in had a defective design. The boat in question is a Malibu Response LX, a revision of the Malibu Response. The difference between the two…
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