Personal Injury Lawyers for Traumatic Brain and Spinal Cord Injury Victims in Illinois

One of the legal practice areas that the Makarone Law Firm personal injury lawyers specialize in are catastrophic injuries. Although many of our clients have recovered after being treated for their injuries and missing time on the job, the lives of catastrophic injury victims have been changed forever. In the more severe catastrophic injury cases, victims are often left totally incapacitated and unable to care for themselves. That is a serious consequence of TBI.

When a person suffers a catastrophic injury because of someone else’s carelessness or negligence, you need the assistance of an experienced, knowledgeable personal injury lawyer. A personal injury claim or personal injury lawsuit in Mundelein ,Elmhurst and Chicago Heights must be filed in order to get the compensation you deserve. The Makarone Law Firm handles numerous catastrophic injury cases every year, specifically spinal cord injury and traumatic brain injury cases. And we have helped our clients win maximum amount of damages for the sustained injuries.

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When Negligence is the Legal Basis for a Catastrophic Injury Case

We explain the importance of understanding the basis or theory that a client’s personal injury case is based on. This is basically a legal guideline for what you need to prove in order to win a personal injury lawsuit in Mundelein ,Elmhurst and Chicago Heights. Furthermore, understanding the legal basis for your case enables us to gather all the evidence needed to build a strong case on your behalf. Most of the catastrophic injury cases that the Makarone Law Firm personal injury lawyers are based on the concept or theory of “negligence.”

Negligence is a common factor in most personal injury cases and the basis for proving fault for an accident and the injuries that result. There are 4 primary elements of any negligence claim:

    The obligation of one person to avoid injuring another (or placing them in danger) – In legal terms, this is known as the “Duty of Care.
    The breach of that Duty – The individual who owed that duty of care failed to live up to it.
    Causation or establishing responsibility – Once you prove the duty was breached, it establishes who the at-fault party is and that their actions caused your injuries.
    Damages or what your injuries have cost you emotionally, financially, mentally, and physically – Includes compensation for lost wages, medical expenses, pain and suffering, and other financial losses attributed to your injuries.

If you or a loved one has suffered a spinal cord injury or traumatic brain injury in an accident resulting from carelessness or negligence, call the Makarone Law Firm and speak to a personal injury lawyer in for Mundelein ,Elmhurst and Chicago Heights today.