British yacht-racing champion Andrew "Bart" Simpson was
killed in a devastating sail
boat accident this past Thursday when the boat he was sailing on capsized in the San
Francisco Bay. According to reports, Simpson was on Sweden's boat
entry – the Artemis – when it overturned. Simpson was part
of an 11-member sailing team. One other crewmember suffered personal injuries
in the incident and was taken to a San Francisco hospital.
If you or a loved one is hurt in a sailing accident or any type of boating
accident, it is important to contact an experienced California personal
injury attorney right away. An experienced
San Francisco boating attorney can begin an investigation into all of the factors surrounding an accident,
and provide critical advice concerning your next steps.
This sailing boat accident marks the fourth major incident in a little
over a year.
Here, the accident remains under investigation and all the factors that
may have caused or contributed to this incident are not yet known.
For more information or if you or a loved one has been injured in a California
boating accident, contact the dedicated
San Francisco personal injury lawyers at Bostwick & Peterson, LLP for an immediate consultation.