“boating accidents”

Tips for Night Time Boating Safety

By Robert N. Katz, Esq. | March 31, 2020

During the difficult recent times, there are limited options for people to engage in outdoor or recreational activity.  For those who own a boat, being out on the lake may be one of the few options left. Boating at anytime of the day or year must be approached with skill and care.  However, boating at […]

Why Boating and Alcohol Do not Mix

By Robert N. Katz, Esq. | July 16, 2019

A large number of boating accidents on Georgia’s lakes and rivers are linked to alcohol consumption. Unfortunately, far too many boaters believe that the “no drinking and driving” rules that apply when they are driving a car no longer apply when they are operating a boat. According to statistics, about 16 percent of all boating […]

Boating Safety 101: Always Wear Life Jacket

By Robert N. Katz, Esq. | April 9, 2018

Boating season will soon be ramping up all around Georgia and in its surrounding lakes.  To make sure your safe while enjoying one of the most popular activities in the area, you should know that your personal flotation device, more commonly known as your, is possibly the most important piece of safety equipment that you […]

Georgia Officials Caution against Boating and Driving During the Summer Months as New Boating Under the Influence Law (BUI) Comes With Stiffer Penalties

By Robert N. Katz, Esq. | June 29, 2013

With the Fourth of July quickly approaching, just a few words of caution: Don’t boat and drive. Around this time of year, and particularly during the summertime, Georgia residents are often warned about the dangers of operating fireworks. Holidays like the Fourth are also accompanied by the usual admonitions regarding drinking and driving. Pretty much […]