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Watercraft Injuries And Accidents

In Central Illinois, swimming and boating are popular activities on lakes Clinton, Shelbyville, Decatur, Springfield and the Kankakee River. Every year, however, carelessness such as boating while drinking and speeding cause serious injuries and wrongful death. If you or a family member was injured, we can help you recover compensation.

At Frederick & Hagle, we have experience with all types of accidents, including boating and swimming accidents. We understand that serious injuries require expensive medical care and may also cause you to miss work. Our lawyers work hard to obtain compensation for your medical expenses and lost wages. Please call 1-800-642-1227 or contact us online to schedule a free initial consultation with a Danville boat accident attorney.

We Represent Injured Boat Passengers And Swimmers

Injuries caused by boats, Jet Skis and other types of personal watercraft may be the result of:

  • Operating the boat under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
  • Collisions with other boats.
  • Running aground.
  • Hitting a dock or pier.
  • Failure to keep life jackets or safety equipment on board.
  • Falling overboard.
  • Contact with a propeller.
  • Boat defects.

Broken bones, back and neck injuries, and spinal cord injuries are common in boating accidents. Brain injuries can occur if victims hit their head or sustain a hard blow to the body. Brain damage caused by oxygen deficiency is often the result of drowning.

Temporary or permanent disability is possible with any of these injuries. In the worst cases, wrongful death may be the result.

We will investigate the boat accident to determine who is liable for your losses. When another party’s negligence causes injury or death, we hold that party accountable.

Contact A Decatur Boating Accidents Attorney

To schedule a free initial consultation, please call 1-800-642-1227 or 217-367-6092.


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