Boat Accident Reconstruction and Litigation
This updated and revised edition has even more information to help you understand the complexities of boating accidents. In this edition are expanded chapters on boat accident reconstruction, an entirely new chapter on personal watercraft, and sections on modern developments in steering. If you are a lawyer or an accident reconstructionist, this book will help you find appropriate data, analyze it, and determine cause and effects in a boat accident. The book is a compendium of information useful in litigation dealing with activities in and on the water. The second edition of Boat Accident Reconstruction and Litigation covers everything from the way boats function to how they are designed. It will introduce you to fluid mechanics and will explain the numerous formulae and other methods used to analyze boat accidents. It even includes an extensive series of appendices of useful Coast Guard regulations and rules.
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