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Nine Injured in Chicago Boat Accident

Last updated 6 years ago

Nine people were injured on August 6, 2012, in a boat accident involving tour boat called the Lila, owned by Wendella Boat Tours. The Lila was docking near the Michigan Avenue bridge on the Chicago River when it lost power.  The pilot lost control and the boat crashed full speed into the dock, injuring nine of its 150 passengers.  Seven of the injured were hospitalized in good condition; two people being treated in fair-to-serious condition.  The Coast Guard is investigating the accident.  

McCready, Garcia, & Leet represents people who are injured in boat accidents.  If you would like to speak with a Chicago boat accident lawyer about your personal injury case, please call us at (773) 779-9885 for a free consultation.


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