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Florida Man Sentenced to 18 Days in Jail in Connection With Fatal Boating Accident

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on September 17, 2011

A Middleburg man convicted of reckless boating in connection with a boating accident that killed two teens has been sentenced to serve 18 days in jail, or time served since his arrest in February. The man pleaded no contest to the reckless boating charges and was facing up to one year in jail. He cried in court when his sentence was handed down and walked from the courtroom a free man after time served fulfilled sentencing requirements. He said that the crash had destroyed his life and is a cautionary tale for boaters everywhere as one of his victims was the man’s own son.

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Two Teens Killed in Florida Boating Accident

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on March 3, 2011

Orlando personal injury attorney James O. Cunningham is closely following developments in a recent boating accident that killed two teenaged passengers and critically injured the father of one of the victims in Black Creek. The accident occurred on February 21 around 2:30 in the afternoon. The 17- and 15-year-old victims were sitting on the bow of a boat that witnesses said was “moving at a pretty good speed” when they were struck in the head and chest by a tree branch hanging three or four feet above the water’s surface.

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