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Statement on Behalf of Playpen Boating Crash Victim Lana Batochir

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Helen Lucaitis
T: 312-346-3191 or 312-550-2077

Lana Batochir, a victim of the boating incident in the “Playpen” area of Lake Michigan on Saturday, Aug. 13th, underwent the double amputation of her legs as a result of her feet being severed by the propeller of a boat.  The mother of two has completed a series of three surgeries, resulting in the amputation of her legs, 10 inches below her knees. 

Corboy & Demetrio has been retained to represent her and is launching an investigation as a preliminary step in potential litigation.  Lana is being represented by Corboy & Demetrio Attorneys Thomas A. Demetrio, Francis Patrick Murphy, and Michael D. Ditore.

“Lana’s injuries are life-altering, and she has a long road ahead of her, but her family will be by her side every step of the way,” Ditore said.

Please direct media requests for interviews with Lana and her family to Helen Lucaitis, Esq., Corboy & Demetrio;; Office: 312-346-3191; Cell: 312-550-2077.

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