Immediately following a boating accident in the Highwood area, the insurance companies for both parties begin processing the accident claim. Every insurance company has lawyers, investigators and claims adjusters whose primary purpose is to limit or deny the liability of the insurance company, and minimize the amount of money paid to the boat accident victims. This is why you need an experienced boat accident lawyer in Highwood.
In order to properly protect your legal rights and avoid mistakes that could jeopardize your case, it is imperative that you receive expert advice and guidance from an experienced injury lawyer as soon as possible following your accident. The Law Offices of John M. Borcia will answer all your questions and can help ensure that your legal rights are properly protected.
Our personal injury law firm has successfully represented injured drivers and passengers for over 20+ years in Illinois. Get an experience personal injury law firm you can trust.
Types of Accidents
We handle the following types of common boat accident cases:
- Boat accidents
- Speed boat accidents
- Hit and run boat accidents
- DWI/DUI caused accidents
The above types of accidents we handle are some of the common boat crashes in the Highwood area that our law firm handles. If you or a family member were injured in one of the accidents we mentioned, call us at (847) 566-8623 to talk about it and what we can do to help you.
Injuries From a Boating Accident
Accidents can cause a large range of serious and complex injuries and medical conditions. Most injuries in an accident include fractures, broken bones, and other serious injuries to the cervical, lumbar, or spine surgical repair. Some of the most usual injuries occur to the neck and back. In medical terminology, the location of neck and back injuries are usually referred to as the cervical, lumbar, and thoracic spine.
Some of the most common types of injuries when you’re involved in an accident are:
- Brain and head injuries
- Neck injuries
- Back injuries
- Face injuries
- Psychological injuries
Types of Insurance Coverage For Personal Injuries
- Negligent driver’s bodily injury liability coverage (Other driver’s policy covers you)
- Personal injury protection (PIP) (sometimes called no-fault insurance)
- Medical payments coverage (regardless of fault)
- Uninsured and underinsured motorist coverage (your insurance policy)
What We Can Do For You
Our attorneys have a vast amount of experience in accidents and have helped lots of accident clients over our years of experience. After deciding to pursue a claim, we’ll work with you, the hospital, and the insurance companies to collect the documentation and evidence needed to form a strong case in your favor for your boat accident claim. We help our clients do the following:
- Help get you the compensation to pay for medical and hospital bills
- Help you recover lost wages at work
- Help you make sure your insurance company will cover future medical treatment
After a crash you may get yourself immersed with letters and other correspondence from insurance companies and bill collectors. We manage these issues so you don’t need to. It’s also not uncommon for insurance agents to contact the victims who are not at fault to talk about the facts of the case. They may even attempt take a recorded statement from you. We advise all Illinois boat collision victims to get an accident lawyer before addressing an insurance company adviser that might be trying to help out the negligent person involved in your boat accident.
Contact Us Today To Speak With a Highwood Boat Accident Attorney
If you or a loved one has been injured in a boating crash, please contact us at (847) 566-8623 to speak with one of our accident attorneys, or contact us by email at your convenience. Our office offers free consultations. Evening and week-end appointments available. Home and hospital visits available upon request. We don’t charge an fees unless you receive a settlement for your case.