Local Boat Accident Attorneys: Legal Support for Marine Accidents

Boating Accident Expertise

Although there are many times when a boating trip or ride goes smoothly, there are occasions when boating accidents occur, and they can have serious injuries or fatal consequences, resulting in wrongful death. Most recreational boating accidents are caused by excessive speeds, boating under the influence or reckless operation by boaters. Hazards in the water are often overlooked due to inattention, and proper safety equipment and precautions are not utilized nor taken. If you or a loved one is hurt, our compassionate team of personal injury lawyers knows how to navigate these cases and understands that each person and each case is unique and deserves compassion.

Types of boating accidents and personal injuries

Locally, Lake Michigan and the Chicago River have many boats every summer, leading to increased boating accident cases in our area. 

Leading causes and other common causes of boating accidents include, but are not limited to:

  • Boating under the influence by boating operators
  • Excessive speed of watercraft
  • Inattention by boating operators
  • Inexperience of boating operators in bodies of water
  • Lack of knowledge of navigation rules, maritime law or boating laws by boaters
  • Lack of safety equipment, such as life jackets

Types of boating accident personal injury claims

  • Property damage
  • Wrongful death or fatalities
  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Broken bones
  • Other serious injuries

Types of personal watercraft that often are part of boating accidents

  • Speedboats
  • Ferries
  • Water trolleys
  • Yachts 
  • Jet skis
  • Kayaks
  • Motorboats
  • Sailboats
  • Other recreational boating vehicles

Your boating accident claim

With headquarters in Chicago, the law firm of Romanucci & Blandin approaches a boating accident action to provide monetary compensation and hold a culpable at-fault person or organization responsible for any physical and emotional damages that have occurred. 

Our law firm has a team of personal injury attorneys and staff with years of experience with maritime transportation litigation and boating accident injuries. Our legal team includes partners who guide the process and share their deep knowledge of these types of lawsuits, including dealing with insurance companies. Each client and each situation is different, and your claim is treated with great care and respect as the team investigates what happened and determines the best path to justice for you.

At Romanucci & Blandin, our boating accident attorneys research the most up-to-date transportation laws and hire trained and experienced medical experts to work as expert witnesses and consultants on your cases. We will evaluate your injury, any police report or official report, and research the relevant statute of limitations applicable to your case. Whether it is to review medical bills and medical expenses, transportation laws, equipment maintenance records or other information, we work to locate and utilize the best transportation experts and expert witnesses across the country who are experienced in all the relevant federal and state laws.

We know exactly what to do to litigate your boating accident case. We will prepare thoroughly and meticulously for your day in court. Ultimately, our aim is to obtain the maximum compensation possible so that you and your family can move on with your life.

Our results for clients in boating accident claims

The results we have achieved in boating accident cases are a testament to our team’s dedication to clients. For example, we are proud to have secured justice for a wide range of awards for people: those who have lost loved ones as well as injured individuals who have had boating accidents that cause life-altering conditions.

Free consultation on your case by Chicago-based boating accident lawyers

The boating accident attorneys at Romanucci & Blandin have proven success in these types of cases. Please contact our office at info@rblaw.net, 312-313-7543 or click here for a free case evaluation. There is never a fee until you are compensated for your injuries at the end of the case. 

Disclaimer: The content found on this page is not legal assistance and contacting the transportation and car accident lawyers at Romanucci & Blandin’s law office for a free consultation regarding personal injury cases and boating accident claims does not constitute an attorney-client relationship

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