Scenic lakes and rivers make boating in Missouri and Illinois a popular recreational sport. Most boaters respect their craft and the rules of the water, but for those drivers who don’t, a leisurely day on the water can quickly turn dangerous. As experienced boating accident lawyers, we know your rights onboard and can help you navigate a boating collision case.
If you or a loved one was injured in a boating accident, you need a dedicated and experienced boat accident attorney to help you. There are specific boating laws that our attorneys are trained in that you might not know. Schedule a free consultation with us today.
The two most common types of boating accidents are collisions with another vessel or collisions with a fixed object, such as a dock, buoy or bridge. Boat crashes can lead to serious back injuries, broken bones or worse. Our personal injury law firm has also handled several tragic drowning cases over the years, and we know firsthand how devastating negligence and carelessness during water activities can be.
If you or someone you know has been injured in a boating accident, talk to us about next steps and legal advice. The party responsible for the accident may be liable for damages in the form of lost income, medical bills as well as pain and suffering. Accidents are disorientating, and that’s why the sooner you contact us, the sooner we can investigate the accident, evaluate the case and help you get just compensation.