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:
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:
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:
Illinois Health And Protective Resources For Children
Here are several resources devoted to child health and protection:
ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF HEALTHCARE AND FAMILY SERVICES
TOPIC: HEALTHCARE FOR KIDS
TOPIC: CHILD SUPPORT AND LEGAL SERVICES
ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES
TOPIC: AFFORDABLE CHILD CARE
EVER THRIVE ILLINOIS
TOPIC: EVERTHRIVE ILLINOIS, FORMERLY THE ILLINOIS MATERNAL AND CHILD HEALTH COALITION, WORKS TO IMPROVE THE HEALTH OF WOMEN, CHILDREN, AND FAMILIES OVER THE LIFESPAN THROUGH COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT, PARTNERSHIPS, POLICY ANALYSIS, EDUCATION, AND ADVOCACY.
UIC SPECIALIZED CARE FOR CHILDREN
ILLINOIS CHILDREN’S HEALTHCARE FOUNDATION
ILLINOIS STATE RESOURCES
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 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) 424-5757and we are open 24/7.
For additional information see the following pages:
- How Are Children Injured?
- What Can a Child Obtain in a Personal Injury Case?
- What Are Child Injury Laws?
- What Is Institutional Child Abuse?
- What Can I do If I Have Been Harmed or Know a Child That Has Been Harmed?
- What Are Child Injury Cases Worth?
- How Can a Lawyer Fight For Your Injured Child?
- What Medical Injuries do Children Suffer?
- What Are Typical Childhood Injuries?
- Are Children Injured More Frequently Than Adults?
- Do Children Get Hurt More Than Adults in Hospitals?
- Can I Spank My Child?
- Can I Get in Trouble For Falsely Reporting Child Injuries?
- Do Children's Injury Cases Normally Settle or Go To Trial?