Injury accidents can have devastating consequences for victims. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), every year there are more than 200 thousand unintentional injury deaths that take place in the country. Some examples of unintentional injury accidents include:
After an injury accident in Chicago, victims can count on the trusted legal guidance of the Chicago personal injury attorneys at Shindler & Shindler to assist them with their personal injury claims for compensation.
Any severity from very minor bumps and bruises to the most extreme debilitating injuries may result after an injury accident including those listed below.
Brain Damage and Traumatic Brain injury
When the head or body is impacted by a forceful and violent blow it can damage brain tissue. Also, objects penetrating the skull can likewise harm the brain’s tissue. Traumatic brain injuries can be temporary, long-term and permanent, or deadly.
Breaks in bones that are minor and do not sever the bone to severe and completely cut or shatter the bone can cause victims great pain and even deformity if left untreated. There can be nerve trauma resulting in numbness or tingling, as well as swelling, bruising, and even immobilization.
When the skin is cut into and shredded deeply past the dermal layer and into muscles and tendons, deep wounds can take a long time to heal. While they are healing, they are vulnerable to infections that can be deadly if not identified and treated promptly. Deep wounds may need the attention and care of a wound specialist for healthy recovery to be possible.
Medical treatment can be very costly and specialists may be even Moreso. It is important that these costs are included in a victim’s claim. The Chicago serious injury attorneys at Shindler & Shindler know how to account for all of the costly damages a victim suffered and put them into the value of their claim.
If limbs or digits are crushed or severed off of the body, there may be no remedy to reattach them to be functional again. Or, a limb or digit can be so severely harmed that during surgery the best way to treat those injuries is surgical amputation. Amputation is the permanent loss of a limb or digit.
When a victim suffers paralysis, they will be unable to move some part of their body. Paralysis can be full or partial, and affect the legs, arms, or both. Depending on the severity and type of one’s paralysis, there may be no ability to recover and permanent damage is sustained.
Serious injuries can not only be painful, but they can affect the mental health and well-being of a victim. Filing a Chicago personal injury claim against the negligent party who caused your serious injury and getting fully and fairly compensated is what you deserve.
Call the Chicago serious injury lawyers at Shindler & Shindler to schedule a complimentary consultation at 847-93-FIGHT (847-933-4448) today.