Legal Question in Admiralty Law in Florida

Is the marina liable?

$30k in jet skis were stolen from a

marina in

Florida. The marina promised security


nobody has ever seen a security


There was no signed contract with


marina/condo board, they cashed


checks of $1k. Is the marina liable?

Asked on 5/14/09, 1:43 pm

1 Answer from Attorneys

Alan Wagner Wagner, McLaughlin & Whittemore P.A.

Re: Is the marina liable?

It would depend on a lot more facts than provided. You would need to prove that the security would have made a difference. Proving the "promise" of security (and the type would also be impportant. You may have a claim, but liability is not particularly clear or easy to prove.

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Answered on 5/14/09, 2:17 pm

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