RCW 79A.60.050 - Homicide by Watercraft
- Operating the vessel in a reckless manner
- Operating the vessel under the influence of alcohol or drugs (In the State of Washington, a driver is under the influence of alcohol if the alcohol concentration in their blood is 0.08 or higher.)
- Operating the vessel without regard for the safety of others
When a vessel operator is charged with Homicide by Watercraft, he or she is tried by the State of Washington. In addition, the family of a person killed as a result of Homicide by Watercraft can bring a suit for wrongful death.
With the help of The Farber Law Group, a Washington law firm experienced and knowledgeable in handling boating accident cases and wrongful death cases.
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