When car or truck accidents or medical malpractice leads to the severance or compression of a nerve in any part of the body, there can be debilitating consequences. Generally, nerve injury as a result of accidents or surgical errors is extremely serious, and can lead to chronic pain and severe and permanent disability. If you or a loved one has suffered nerve damage you will need experienced legal representation to protect your rights and file a claim for damages. Newland & Newland, LLP is skilled in the complex litigation involving severe nerve damage for clients in Chicagoland and throughout Illinois.
Causes of Nerve Injury
Your doctor will need to determine the location and severity of your nerve injury and your attorney will plan your case specific to causation. Damage to the nerves may be caused by a variety of traumatic assaults, including:
- Birth injuries
- Surgical errors
- Severed nerves
- Nerve compression
- Electrical injury
- Stretch traction injury
- Drug injection injury
- Nerve Injury in bone marrow transplant and harvest surgery
- Post-surgical esophageal perforation
- Cauda equina syndrome
- ERBs palsy
The Impact of Nerve Injury
Personal injury or medical negligence resulting in nerve injury can cause you undo trauma and suffering for the rest of your life. Long periods of therapeutic treatment and rehabilitation, chronic pain, and diminished physical capacity can disrupt your life and the lives of your family members. The financial burden for your loss of work and escalating medical expenses can also take a severe toll. While no amount of money is fair in exchange for the severe physical, mental, and emotional pain you suffer, Newland & Newland, LLP will make sure you receive just compensation and appropriate damages to relieve your undo financial burden, and get the type of medical treatment you might require now and in the future.
Contact us at one of our six Chicago-area offices to begin the process of claiming the maximum compensation in your nerve injury case. We represent clients throughout Northwest Illinois, including Cook County, DuPage County, Kane County, Lake County, Will County, and McHenry County. Your initial consultation is free and you need no money to retain our services. We get paid only when we win your case.