An effort to impose minimum regulations on the parasailing industry, aided by video of a ghastly accident last summer that went viral on the Internet, is starting to get off the ground in the state Legislature.
The husband of a 28-year-old tourist from Connecticut who fell to her death on Aug. 15 while parasailing has filed a lawsuit against the water sports company.
Less than a year after a Connecticut woman fell 200 feet to her death when her harness broke while parasailing off Pompano Beach, a bill to ensure more safety for high-flying thrill seekers has cleared its first hurdle in the Senate.
Responding to the recent death of a tourist in a parasailing accident off Pompano Beach, Sen. Maria Sachs, D-Delray , said Monday she will file legislation to place safety and insurance requirements on the largely unregulated parasailing industry.
Following a deadly accident in Pompano Beach, we talk with guests who believe parasailing should be held to some kind of regulation.
The 28-year-old tourist from Connecticut who fell to her death on Aug. 15 while parasailing with her husband died from drowning and blunt trauma, according to Broward’s Office of the Medical Examiner.
The National Transportation Safety Board will send an agent to investigate a tragic death after a parasailing incident happened in South Florida.