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How can a Lawyer Fight for Your Injured Child?

What Resources Are There For Injured Children? There are several legal, administrative, protective, and other resources available to children that have been injured from an accident or medical procedure.

Many people ask us for resources after a doctor or other person has harmed their child. Here is a list of some things that you might find useful. If you need anything else at all, feel free to give us a call.

Illinois Child Injury Court Services

Many courts have specific divisions for child injury protections and services. Here is the information for Cook County's but there are others as well:

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Illinois Child Injury Legal Services

The Chicago Bar Association actually has on-demand services for child injuries including abuse and neglect. To read more about all that they offer, click the following link:

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Illinois Child Welfare Agencies

There are many agencies in Illinois devoted to the protection and welfare of children, including the Illinois Department of Children & Family Services (DCFS). To contact that organization, and to read more about its capabilities, click the link provided below:

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Illinois Health And Protective Resources For Children

Here are several resources devoted to child health and protection:











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Call For More Help!

These are just some of the resources available to children that have been the victim of medical malpractice or negligence. There is a wealth of other information out there that can help you. Also, as experienced child injury attorneys, Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers LLC can help you cut through the ocean of tools to get to what's most important, to help you get to safety and recovery. We have assisted people similarly affected by this misconduct and care about victims like you. Call our offices to hear what options exist for you and your loved ones. Our number is(888) 424-5757 and we are open 24/7.

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Child injury attorneys can work for you by gathering evidence, constructing your case, and defending your claim. You can do a lot of what you need to in your child's case, but having an experienced lawyer at your side can make a big difference between a successful recovery and not.

Right from the get-go, cases involve a significant amount of busy work. Evidence needs to be gathered; witnesses' statements must be obtained; documents have to be filled in court, and many other things need to be done. With child injury cases, the stakes in resolving lawsuits are raised even higher because evidence can disappear quickly.  Disputes can become complicated, so it is helpful to hire an expert team to work on your behalf. Our law firm has worked on many medical malpractice lawsuits and personal injury cases for children across the Chicago-land area and can help you navigate the rough waters of litigation.

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How Can A Lawyer Communicate For Your Child?

A child injury attorney can communicate on your behalf inside and outside of court. As soon as your injury takes place, you need to monitor your correspondence intensely. A versed lawyer should ensure that they maximize your potential recovery.

It might be easy to forget that a lot of the high-stakes negotiations and communications happen away from the courtroom. From phone calls to emails, depositions to conferences, there are tons of points of contact where your side needs to be argued well. At all times, you cannot slip and let the defendant get the upper hand because this can directly impact the compensation that you receive. Especially in birth injury cases around Illinois, the defendants you may face will be well-financed and experienced: hospitals, medical management companies, skilled doctors. Therefore, it is critical that you have zealous, learned, and experienced attorneys who craft every communication during your lawsuit to even the playing field.

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How Can A Lawyer Fight For Your Child?

Of course, lawyers make their mettle on their courtroom presentations and the buildup to that. If your child abuse case gets to trial, you need to craft a roadmap in your opening statement decisively and smoothly show how you get to the ending of your closing statement. Throughout the way, you need to corral evidence, elicit testimony via direct examinations, and deconstruct testimony giving during cross-examinations. In these times, having qualified representation on your side can make all the difference between success and failure. Resolving medical malpractice cases and convoluted vehicle accidents will force you to organize complicated fact patterns and complex laws into a story the jury understands. The jurors need to be led to a conclusion that compensates the plaintiff for the injuries they endured. Our experienced attorneys have successfully resolved many cases for our young clients and their families, and we can help you too. Whether your child was harmed in a hospital, a car, or on a playground, we can translate your story into legal success.

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What Laws Govern Child Injury Cases?

Various state and federal laws govern child injury cases. Additionally, several agencies at both levels have established rules and regulations regarding the treatment of children and punishment for those that harm them. Consult your state's resources to learn more about them.

Some discussion of the kinds of laws that govern child injuries is relevant to understand your lawyer's job. These lawsuits involve a combination of civil and criminal statutes. All states criminalize child injuries in a variety of ways including physical, social, and emotional abuse. Further, many states provide civil relief for children's damages through various actions including battery, infliction of emotional distress, and assault. To understand what laws govern your case, speak with one of our attorneys. We have a long record of working with children that have been the victims of torts and crimes. We can instruct you on what laws apply to your case and what you need to do to protect your rights.

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What Damages Can A Lawyer Get For Your Child?

A child injury attorney can help you get damages for expenses, suffering, pain, and other injuries. Generally, lawyers focus on material costs, intangible harms, and defendant's conduct when seeking damages. Subsequently, this is where plaintiffs tend to receive compensation.

Our law firm can ensure you recover your out-of-pocket expenses and costs that the incident including medical bills and lost wages. We will help you recover non-economic damages including pain and suffering. If the judge allows, we will work to recover punitive damages if the abuser's acts were particularly aggressive and egregious. Note, though, that punitive damages are not permitted in Illinois medical malpractice cases. We have helped victims obtain compensation and move beyond tragic incidents such as this. If you work with us, we can explain exactly why and how much you could receive if you filed a lawsuit.

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How Can a Lawyer Fight For Your Child?

A lawyer can fight for your injured child by filing a lawsuit, investigating the case, and arguing in court on your behalf. Resolving Child injury cases take experience and extensive legal work. Capable law firms can help fill this need so that your recovery is not put in danger. Contact our office to hear more about what we can do for you.

Child injuries can cut into the life of a family like a knife, ripping apart all sense of normalcy and security. Whether the incident came about from medical malpractice or some other manner, a child's life can be severely altered because of another's misconduct. At this time, it can be hard to keep track of what you need to do and why you need to do it. What we want to do now is highlight how a lawyer can help you during this terrible chapter in your life. You don't have to shoulder the entire burden yourself.

  1. How Can a Lawyer Work For Your Child?
  2. How Can a Lawyer Communicate For Your Child?
  3. How Can a Lawyer Fight For Your Child?
  4. What Laws Govern Child Injury Cases?
  5. What Damages Can a Lawyer Get For Your Child?
  6. Don't Wait. Give us a Call
We can help you fight back at the aggressors that harmed you. You deserve justice, and they deserve punishment. The longer you wait, the harder it is to obtain. The preceding sections merely outline all that we can do to help you, but there is a lot more we can offer you during this terrible time. Also, we guarantee all the passion, resources, and experience that your suit demands. We stop at nothing to ensure your rights are protected. Contact our office so that we can set up an initial consultation. In that meeting, we will walk you through everything that needs to be done and the type of compensation that you can expect. You can reach us at (888) 424-5757 or contact us through our site.

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