Assisting Illinois Accident Victims With Traumatic Brain Injuries
The brain is one of the most critical parts of the body. Injuries to the brain can result in lifelong disability for the victim.
At Bonifield & Rosenstengel, P.C., our attorneys have more than 35 years’ experience representing individuals who have suffered such devastating injuries. We cover the cost litigation, paying court fees upfront and never taking a fee until you have been paid.
If you have suffered a brain injury of any degree caused by the negligence of another person, please contact us. For a free initial consultation, please call our personal injury lawyers in St. Clair County today at 618-215-2412 or toll free at 866-223-2525.
Brain Injury Lawyers In Belleville Advocating For You Following A TBI
Brain injuries are divided into two main categories: open head injuries and closed head injuries. Open head injuries are traumatic, resulting in the scull being opened, compromising the brain. Closed head injuries, however, can be less noticeable.
Severe Brain Injuries
A severe injury results in immediate loss of certain functions and profound cognitive deficits. Victims of these accidents require immediate and aggressive medical attention. Even with the highest level of care, however, the damage can be lifelong. Victims and their families need compensation to cover extended medical treatment and therapy.
Our attorneys will assist in putting together a life-care plan to show the cost of treatment and cognitive retraining that the individual will need far into the future. We will help to recover the costs of this treatment.
Mild Brain Injuries
Other brain injuries are less noticeable, and symptoms may not show themselves right away. This could include concussion or bruising. Over time, the victim may experience mood changes, loss of memory, slurred speech, vision issues or chronic headaches.
Our attorneys will work with your doctor to make sure that you’re getting the correct medical testing assist in getting the medical testing and screening needed to detect and diagnose these injuries, as well as the care to treat them. Insurance companies may balk at paying out benefits on these injuries. We have the experience and network of skilled medical professionals needed to draw conclusive connections from the accident to the injury, recovering the money you need to treat the injury.