Spinal Cord Injuries

Have you suffered a spinal cord injury? If so, contact us. We can help.

In the aftermath of spinal cord injury, there are so many things to do. Among your challenges is the possibility of filing a lawsuit against those who may have contributed to causing your spinal cord injury.

When you, or someone you know, has sustained a spinal cord injury, at first the world seems to have turned upside down. There are so many things to do, decisions to make… all the while you are grappling with overwhelming emotions such as anger, fear, depression, and loss.

At this worst possible time, you are called upon to make an extremely important decision about something you know nothing about. Who will pay for the tremendous cost that go with a spinal cord injury, such as a wheelchair, housing personal assistance services, physical therapy and rehabilitation services etc. Some will be paid by health insurance or the State or Federal government but these will probably not be enough.

Among your decisions is the possibility of filing a lawsuit against those who may have contributed to causing your spinal cord injury. A lawsuit can provide compensation for medical bills, lost wages and future medical care that will be necessary for yourself or your loved one.

Do Not Delay in Hiring an Experienced Personal Injury Lawyer

You should not feel rushed when making your decision, however, you should be aware of certain advantages in retaining an attorney as soon as practically possible. Promptness will enable the attorney to gather information more easily. Otherwise, as time passes after your injury, witnesses may become harder to find, physical evidence may be lost or damaged, and memories may start to fade. Further the State of Illinois has its own statute of limitations establishing a certain deadline after which civil claims can no longer be filed.

“Your hard work throughout the trial was really amazing and me and my family can not thank you enough for the wonderful results.”

– T.A., Blue Island, IL

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It is also very important to gather all relevant records such as: all relevant medical records; the names of, and contact information for, your health care providers; records of any additional out-of-pocket expenses related to your injury; any police and accident reports, photographs or witness statements in your possession; any record of lost wages from your employer. This information will help your attorney build a strong case on your behalf.

No Fees Unless You Win

This law firm uses contingent fee arrangements for cases involving spinal cord injuries. What this fee arrangement means is that you are not required to pay any money up front. Our firm shares in the risks of recovery and agrees to be paid only if the client’s case is ultimately successful by virtue of a settlement or a judgment. Under this arrangement, the attorney receives a percentage of the final amount recovered or one-third of the final settlement or trial award.

You are always involved in the case and have continuing responsibilities. You should promptly inform our office of any new facts in your case and if your medical condition changes. Our Law Office will be as open and thorough as possible. You can reach Mr. Brennan by phone or email anytime if you have questions or concerns about your case.

We Can Help

The Law Offices of Michael J. Brennan will do everything possible to help you and your family during this difficult time in your life and will get you the best possible results for your injury and/or disabilities.
Call or email with any questions and we will be happy to assist you any way we can. We know you have a number of questions and please feel free to contact us anytime.

With offices conveniently located in Orland Park, Illinois, as well as downtown Chicago, personal injury attorney Michael Brennan requires no fees until you achieve your compensation settlement.

Call us for a free consultation in regards to your spinal cord injury and the possibilities for compensation.