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Chicago-Area Boat Accidents Attorneys

Have you been injured in a boating accident?

If so, contact us. We can help.

Michael Brennan is the personal injury attorney who will fight for the compensation that you deserve. Whether the accident was on a motor boat, fishing boat, jet ski, or some other type of wartercraft, you have a limited time to file your case under Illinois law and it's important that you meet with an attorney as soon as possible.

Chicago personal injury lawyer Michael Brennan is a former Illinois State's Attorney with more than 24 years of trial experience. His tough, results-driven approach will ensure that you get the highest level of compensation for yourself and your family.

Do not settle for less!

With offices conveniently located in Chicago and Orland Park, Illinois, personal injury attorney Michael Brennan requires no fees until you achieve your compensation settlement.

Call us at 708-460-9300 for a free consultation in regards to your boat accident and the possibilities for compensation.

An Overview of Boat Accidents Law

The single most common form of personal injury is from an accident involving some form of transportation – whether that be a boat accident, or an accident involving a truck, bus, train, car, motorcycle, a combination of any of these, or some other form of motor vehicle. As someone who has been injured in a boat accident, the law allows you to sue in a civil action called a tort. A tort is a complicated process, and that means you require an experienced attorney like Chicago based personal injury lawyer Michael Brennan, to gain fair compensation for your accident.

"Your hardwork throughout the trial was really amazing and me and my family can not thank you enough for the wonderful results."

-- T.A., Blue Island, IL

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Illinois is a water state. With Lake Michigan on the border, the Mississippi River, and the numerous other lakes and rivers in the area, there is a large amount of boating to be done. However, that does mean that tragic boat accidents regularly occur. A boat accident may also be called a boat crash, boat wreck, boat collision, and it also includes jet ski accidents.

A boat accident may be caused by someone’s negligence, perhaps driver negligence, or faulty equipment and warning systems. Although the most common type of boat accident is one boat colliding with another, it may not be someone in a boat that is injured. This information is equally relevant if you were a swimmer, on a jet ski or other water craft, or simply an innocent bystander and were injured in a boat accident. If you have any questions whether or not you are able to sue, do not hesitate to contact a personal injury attorney, such as Michael Brennan, as soon as possible.

There are some scary statistics on boat accidents. According to the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, in 2001, more than 80 people died or were injured in a boat accident, solely in the Illinois area. The majority of these accidents occurred in calm water. That makes it more important than ever to contact a personal injury lawyer such as Michael Brennan, who is situated in both Orland Park and Chicago , if you have been injured in a boat accident.

Often, it can be very difficult to negotiate with your insurance company in regards to a boat accident. Can you imagine how difficult it would be to handle if more than property damage was involved? Do not hesitate, get in touch with Chicago personal injury attorney Michael Brennan. He will advise you on your rights for compensation and will pursue that on your behalf, represent you in court if necessary, and will advise you on any other options available to you.

The compensation that you can claim covers a number of aspects. You may get compensation for your medical bills, including past, current, and future care. You may get compensation for lost wages if your ability to work has been impaired. You may also get compensation for reasons that are less quantifiable, but are still very important. These include pain and suffering, disfigurement, and loss of consortium (which, simply put, is when your spousal relationship has been affected).

With the complexities of a boat accident claim, especially in the case of personal injury, it is important that you deal with an experienced and qualified personal injury lawyer. This will ensure that you gain the maximum amount of compensation possible, in the easiest, fastest, and most understanding way. Illinois based personal injury attorney Michael Brennan is dedicated to achieving the best result for you, so call for your free consultation on 708-460-9300 . Michael is available for consultations in both Chicago, Illinois, and Orland Park, Illinois.