Orthopedic Injury Lawyer in Mundelein, Elmhurst and Chicago Heights

If you or a loved one has suffered an orthopedic injury in a motor vehicle or slip and fall accident, or while playing sports, you could be entitled to compensation from those who are responsible for the financial losses attributed to your injuries. Although orthopedic injuries may seem easy to treat, they can cause a range of problems for the rest of your life. At the Makarone Law Firm, orthopedic injury cases are just one of areas of practice that our personal injury lawyers specialize in.

What is an Orthopedic Injury?

Orthopedic injuries primarily affect the musculoskeletal system. However, they can affect the joints, muscles, and nerves as well. This oftentimes includes broken bones and their supportive tissues as well as injuries to cartilage, ligaments, muscles, and tendons. In the more severe orthopedic injuries, surgical intervention may be required in order to correct and repair the damage.

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The most common injuries are fractures, joint damage, muscle strains, nerve pressure, spinal damage, and sprains. Although some orthopedic injuries, such as sprains and strains, can heal quickly, others can lead to long-term and even permanent problems including chronic pain and mobility issues. Furthermore, a large percentage of these injuries affect the back, knees, neck, and shoulders.

Long-Term and Permanent Problems can arise

At the Makarone Law Firm, our personal injury lawyers in Mundelein ,Elmhurst and Chicago Heights have seen the consequences of orthopedic injuries when they have not been cared for properly. As your legal team, we will provide the resources needed to ensure that you receive the proper medical care and support throughout your recovery. If your injuries are not treated properly within a short period of time after your accident, you could develop a number of long-term or even permanent issues such as:

  • Arthritis
  • Disc bulges and herniation
  • Dislocations
  • Fractures
  • Ligament injuries
  • Tendonitis

We are always hopeful that we can settle a personal injury claim out of court. However, many insurance companies will deny that arthritis, bulging discs, and a number of other consequences of a person’s injuries are attributed to their accident. Having a Makarone Law Firm personal injury lawyer on your side will ensure that the insurance company doesn’t get away with their tactics and that you get the compensation you deserve. We have the skills and experience to help you win maximum amount of compensation for your injuries.

Because of the complexities involved in orthopedic injury cases, having an experienced personal injury lawyer in Mundelein ,Elmhurst and Chicago Heights litigating for you gives you a better chance of winning your case. For more information, call the Makarone Law Firm today. We are right here waiting to assist you through the whole legal process.