The weather may be getting cooler, but there’s still time to spend a few lazy days on the river or on a lake. If you’re injured in a boating accident, you’re probably going to have questions. Here are the ones we get asked the most often by our clients.

What Are the Most Common Types of Boating Accident in Illinois?

If you were on a boat or injured as a result of a boating accident, you have specific rights under the law. Most boating accidents are caused by the driver of the boat either drinking, failing to pay attention, speeding, or not having the knowledge or skill to actually operate a boat. If you’ve been injured in a boating accident, you need to contact Gainsberg Law. We can help you with your rights from that boating accident and get you the proper compensation.

What Are the Laws Regarding Drinking and Boating in Illinois?

It is illegal in Illinois to operate a boat, drive a boat, if you are impaired or intoxicated, or under the influence of drugs or alcohol. If you’ve been injured in a boating accident or been injured because of an impaired driver of a boat, you need to call us here at Gainsberg Law. We will make sure your rights are protected and you get proper compensation. You can call us at 312-600-9585, email us, or visit our website at