Reporting A Boating Accident

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Am I required to report a boat accident?

Reporting A Boating Accident

Hundreds of boating accidents happen each year but only a small percentage of non-fatal accidents are reported. While boating laws vary state by state, be aware that you are responsible for reporting certain kinds of boating accidents, including those that involve a fatality, injuries that require more than basic first aid, and significant property damage. The amount of property damage requiring an accident report will be different based on your state, but it can be as low as $100.

   

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