Q: Who is responsible for unsafe boating conditions in a public lake when someone gets injured?
A: Assuming you don't mean the lake itself, the boat captain. Check Coast Guard Regs for interstate waterways.
If there's an underwater snag, and someone doesn't know the area and goes fast, it's on him unless you can show there was a prior accdent on that particular item and they should have bouyed it. If it's boat vs boat the captains are responsible.
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