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Chicago Boating Accidents

Written by Jared Staver

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Jared Staver is a Personal Injury Lawyer based in Chicago, Illinois and has been practicing law for over 20 years.

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CATEGORY: Boat Accidents, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death


Chicago is a city that is surrounded by water, from Lake Michigan to the Chicago River to the numerous lakes that dot the rest of the state and neighboring northern Indiana. Particularly in the summer, it can be extremely enjoyable to get out on the water and enjoy some time boating with friends or family. However, boating can also be a dangerous pastime, as boating accidents are a much more common occurrence than most people think. If you have been injured in a boating accident in Chicago or elsewhere in the state of Illinois, contact the experienced accident and personal injury attorneys of Staver Accident Injury Lawyers, P.C. At Staver Accident Injury Lawyers, P.C., we will fight to get you the compensation you deserve for your injuries and financial losses suffered as a result of a boating accident.

Injuries from a Boating Accident Can Have Serious Consequences

Injuries suffered in a boating accident can be serious and debilitating. Most boating accidents take place at high speeds and can require extensive medical treatment, hospitalizations and even sometimes surgeries. Boating accidents can also cause you to miss time at work due to time needed to recover from your injuries, which might mean going without income for often substantial periods of time. These injuries can also cause substantial pain and suffering that can in many cases be permanent. In addition, if you are a boat owner and your boat is struck by someone else operating their boat in a negligent manner, then your own boat may need substantial and costly repairs.

Staver Accident Injury Lawyers, P.C. Can Help Boating Accident Victims

Staver Accident Injury Lawyers, P.C. is experienced in representing clients who have been injured in boating accidents caused by someone else’s negligence. We have been in the fortunate position of being able to recover sums for our client from the negligent party and their insurer including any lost wages our client may have suffered as a result of time they were forced to take off work due to injuries suffered in a boating accident, reimbursement for any medical bills or other out of pocket expenses that our clients were forced to pay for themselves related to their injuries suffered in a boating accident, as well as often substantial amounts for the considerable pain and suffering that can accompany a boating accident.

Our Approach

We will always meet with you first to learn the details of your injuries and the boating accident in which you were injured as well as to answer any questions you may have about the legal process. Then we will obtain any documentary or other evidence that exists regarding the accident in which you were injured, including any accident reports, insurance paperwork, as well as your medical records from any treatment you were forced to seek as a result of your injuries. We will then prepare a comprehensive demand that we share with the negligent party who caused the accident and their insurer. Sometimes this can spark serious settlement negotiations between the parties and result in you receiving fair compensation for your injuries suffered in a boating accident.

However, often the party responsible for causing you injuries or financial losses as a result of a boating accident will refuse to take responsibility for their actions and refuse to even negotiate for full and fair compensation for your injuries and financial losses. In that case, the aggressive Chicago injury attorneys of Staver Accident Injury Lawyers, P.C. are unafraid to file a lawsuit and fight the person or their insurer all the way through to the end of a jury trial. Our willingness to take a case to trial and fight for our clients is what has enabled to be successful in representing boating accident victims over the years.

Call Staver Accident Injury Lawyers, P.C. If You Have Suffered Injuries in a Boating Accident

At Staver Accident Injury Lawyers, P.C., we are experienced personal injury attorneys who have successfully represented clients relating to boating accidents in which our clients were injured. If you have been involved in a boating accident and suffered injuries, please call us today for a free consultation with one of our accident and personal injury lawyers at .

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