Head & Spinal Injuries Attorneys in Indiana

Indiana and Illinois lawyers helping clients with serious injuries

In one moment, an injury can change your life — this is especially true of head and spinal injuries. The consequences of catastrophic head and spinal cord trauma are often permanent and more severe than other types of injuries. Because of the complexity of the injuries and the large damage awards arising out of these types of negligence lawsuits, head and spinal accident cases demand extensive preparations and substantial knowledge about this special area of law. In addition, catastrophic trauma cases require   a compassionate approach to mitigate the emotional toll on the victims and their loved ones.

The Indiana head and spinal lawyers at Rubino, Ruman, Crosmer & Polen are committed to obtaining the maximum compensation while easing the stress of litigation on you and your family. With more than 165 years of combined experience, our Illinois and Indiana personal injury attorneys are available to help you.

Types of head and spinal injuries caused by negligence

Head and spinal injuries are typically caused by unexpected trauma, including:

The accident can result in immediate or progressive damage to your head or spine and lead to acute or chronic problems. We can assist you with obtaining compensation for such serious medical issues as:

  • Closed head injuries
  • Skull fractures
  • Cerebral contusions
  • Intracranial bleeding
  • Concussions
  • Dementia pugilistica
  • Coma
  • Spinal disc herniation
  • Spinal fractures
  • Vertebrae compression
  • Spinal flexion and hyperextension
  • Spinal cord severance
  • Flaccid paralysis
  • C-6 vertebra damage

A team approach to complex litigation

Rubino, Ruman, Crosmer & Polen has a staff of experienced attorneys, paralegals and private investigators who research the facts of your case and prepare the legal arguments. We maintain strong relationships with medical professionals who advise us on issues concerning the nature of your injuries, extent of your disabilities and level of treatment you will likely require during the course of your lifetime. If trial presents your best option, these medical doctors offer clear, articulate testimony that educates jurors and judges about the complicated technical principles behind head and spinal injuries. Our cohesive team works together to obtain just verdicts or settlements for your injuries.

Treating the whole person through long-term planning

Head and spinal injuries often result in permanent disability that requires a lifetime of medical care and financial assistance. Rubino, Ruman, Crosmer & Polen’s sophisticated legal team advises you on specific tools designed to support your long-term planning goals. Our wills, trusts and estates lawyers can guide you on creating special needs trusts that allow you to preserve crucial public benefits — such as Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Medicaid — and reserve funds obtained through a personal injury settlement or judgment to pay for services and products that improve your quality of life.

Contact a head and spinal law firm in Indiana and Illinois for personal injury cases

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