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Our Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer, Attorney – Specializes in Quadriplegia & Brain Injury, Head Trauma Caused By A Truck Motorcycle & Car Accident in Illinois 

Representing Brain and Spinal Injury Victims in the Chicago Area. Our firm specializes in Chicago Car or auto accidents causing a Traumatic Brain & Spinal injury, Quadriplegia, accompanied by other serious personal injuries.  Call our Glenview & Chicago Law Firm. Truck | Motorcycle | Car Accident – Chicago Lawyer

Spinal Cord Injury | Paraplegia | Quadriplegia – Chicago Lawyer

Paraplegia / Quadriplegia and Disc Injury often accompany Chicago auto accident or fall that caused a Spinal Cord Injury. Meaning that, Paraplegia/ Quadriplegia usually follow a Spinal Cord Injury.  Additionally, a Spinal Cord may be compressed by a large herniated disc injury. 

spineMedical care cost for Chicago or IL spinal cord injury (SCI) ranges between $15,00 to $30,000 the first year.

Lifetime medical care can be in the millions.

To measure Personal injuries, we look at before and after the injury.

Our law firm is conveniently located in Chicago Loop & Glenview, Illinois.  Contact our Metro Chicago Personal Injury Car Accident lawyer right now at 847-651-7191

Traumatic Brain Injury | Concussion | Brain Hemorrhage  

Chicago brain injury lawyers Specialized in Brain Injury & Post-concussive Syndrome & Coma Caused By A Truck, Motorcycle & Car Accident.

The Types of Brain Injury From an Auto or Car Accident in Chicago / Illinois May Include: 

1. Hemorrhage: Hemorrhage means brain bleeding and swelling caused from head trauma sustained by a Truck, Motorcycle & Car Accident or fall .

  •  Subdural Hemorrhage : acute vs. chronic

Acute subdural hemorrhage usually develops shortly after a severe head trauma from blood accumulates rapidly, causing pressure to rise within the brain.  This pressure can cause paralysis, loss of consciousness and even death.  

Symptoms may include: Severe headache, seizures, weakness on one side of the body, Changes in vision or speech. 

Chronic Subdural hemorrhage  occurs when bleeding develops slowly  – over a period of weeks to months – it is known as a chronic subdural hemorrhage. Symptoms of Chronic Subdural hemorrhage may include: loss of balance or difficulty walking, weakness. numbness or tingling in arms or legs.

  • Epidural Hemorrhage: 

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2.  Concussion (Traumatic Brain Injury) : 

According to Mayo Clinic, a concussion usually from a fall or car accident; there are 3-types of concussions, each affect the brain differently. These three types of concussion are: blasts, acceleration & deceleration and direct blow to head.

  • Acceleration & deceleration : 

Injury can also occur from the brain striking the hard skull bone surrounding it during the crash. The damage to brain, in turn, causes many symptoms. The most common symptoms of a concussion are  headache, confusion and dizziness.  This type of concussion is not visible on an MRI. 

  • Direct Blow to Head:  

Concussion can occur when the head hits an object as a result of auto accident. This object may be the windshield, steering wheel, the ground or street pavement.

3. Other primary and secondary types of   brain injury resulting from a car accident. 

Because every Illinois auto accident is different anyone who experienced a Chicago or Illinois traumatic brain injury should Contact our  Chicago brain injury lawyer, attorney. 

Cullotta Law Offices specializes in head trauma and traumatic brain injury resulting from a motorcycle or car accident in IL. 

Car | Motorcycle | Truck | Auto Accidents – Chicago Lawyer

Car and motorcycle accidents are the number one cause of traumatic brain injuries in Illinois. Contact our Glenview & Chicago IL Personal Injury Lawyer, Brain Injury, Head Trauma Caused By Truck Motorcycle & Car Accident in Illinois

6 Types & Causes of Chicago Illinois Auto Accidents Happen: 

  1. Rear-end Accidents: thirty percent (30%)  of car accidents in the are rear-end collision. 
  2. Wrong-Way / Head-on Collisions: While head-on collisions are not as frequent as rear-end accidents, the impact of a head-on collision can be devastating.  The head and back injuries sustained from such a crash can be catastrophic or fatal.
  3. T-Bone Auto Accident: A T-bone auto accident means when one vehicle hits the side of another vehicle
  4. Failure to Stop Car Wreck: A bus, truck, car or motorcycle doesn’t stop at a red light or stop sign The impact from not obeying a traffic light or stop sign is one way in traumatic brain and spinal cord injuries.
  5. Distracted Driving:  Texting while driving is becoming one of the greatest dangers on our Illinois roadways.  Effective July 1, 2019, Illinois drivers using or holding an electronic device while behind the wheel of a motor vehicle may now receive a moving violation traffic ticket.  In IL getting three moving violations in one year will result in a suspension of the driver’s Illinois driving license.
  6. Drunk Driving: Intoxication significantly impairs a driver’s ability to operate a vehicle, such as avoiding  a crash

Cullotta Law Offices’ extensive skills in the complex area of IL brain, back & Spinal Cord and other personal injury in Illinois.

We have Medical and Legal Skills, Experience and Education.  Not all Chicago Personal Injury Attorneys can say this.

We are selective about the cases we accept to ensure your individual attention.  

You can Contact us for a free consultation with Josephine Cullotta by calling 847-651-7191 or email her at chicagobraininjuryattorney@gmail.com.

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