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Common Injuries Sustained in Preventable Accidents

Personal injury law is concerned with injuries suffered by a person. There are many types of personal injuries possible, such as the loss of a loved one to a wrongful death, a soft tissue injury caused by an auto accident with a drunk driver or a broken bones sustained in a fall caused by a defective ladder. Serious life changing accidents require the help of a St. Louis personal injury attorney. This type of an event can seriously impact the financial situation of an entire family as medical bills grow and the need for subsequent medical care may extend far into the future.

Our legal team understands how devastating a serious injury can be to the victim and the entire family unit especially if the injured person is an income source for the family. We are therefore dedicated to recovering compensation for damages for injury cases including those involving:

Anxiety is a possible side effect of a serious accident or injury, affecting more than the victim's emotional stability but also causing headaches, nausea and exhaustion. Our firm understands that this is one of the factors that should be addressed in an injury claim. Click here to read more about anxiety.

Birth Injuries
The birth if a child should be a joyous experience, but in the presence of medical malpractice a family may be left dealing with a nightmare. Our St. Louis firm handles birth injury claims involving cerebral palsy, developmental delays, brachial plexus injury and more. Click here to read more about birth injuries.

Broken Bones
One may experience broken bones and other serious injuries in almost any type of accident: a fall, stairway accident, car accident, bicycle accident or other incident. When another person is responsible, the victim may be able to seek compensation for medical care and more. Click here to read more about broken bones.

Burn Injuries
A fire, explosion, defective product or even a car accident may cause a person to suffer from severe burns. Recovery may be a long and painful road, and permanent scarring may result. Click here to read more about burn injuries.

Catastrophic Injuries
Catastrophic injuries can be described as physical injuries that are severe enough to threaten or significantly change a victim's life. In these cases, exorbitant medical bills are likely and it can be difficult to rebuild and recover. Click here to learn more about catastrophic injuries.

Head Trauma
Trauma to the head is a particularly serious type of injury because it may result in brain damage or even death. An injury lawyer at our firm can provide experienced counsel in handling your head injury claim. Click here to learn more about head trauma.

PTSD stands for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, a psychological condition that was once associated with soldiers returning home from war but now encompasses a wide scope of incidents that are particularly traumatic: violent crimes, dog attacks, car accidents and other circumstances that leave a victim seriously injured. Click here to read more about PTSD.

Sexual Assault Trauma
Sexual assault is typically one of the most emotionally traumatic events that a person may experience, leading to anxiety, PTSD and ongoing physical and psychological symptoms that can affect every area of the victim's life. Click here to read more about sexual assault trauma.

Soft Tissue Injuries
Soft tissue injuries, such as sprains, torn ligaments, whiplash and similar injuries can lead to a great deal of pain and may interfere with one's day to day life and ability to work. In cases of this kind where a victim has suffered soft tissue injury as the result of another's negligence, we can help. Click here to read more about soft tissue injuries.

Spinal Cord Injuries
The spinal cord plays a crucial role in the body, carrying messages to and from the brain and the rest of the body. An interruption or termination of these messages may occur if the spinal cord is damaged in any way, causing paralysis. Click here to read more about spinal cord injuries.

Traumatic Brain Injury
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) occurs when the brain suffers physical trauma. A direct blow to the head, a fall or an auto accident may cause traumatic brain injury, leaving the victim with memory loss, headaches, loss of cognitive skill and many other serious conditions that may affect every aspect of their life. Click here to learn more about traumatic brain injury.

Knowledgeable St. Louis Injury Attorney

When an individual is injured by another's intentional, reckless, or negligent act the victim may demand compensation for any losses suffered. Most often, the injured individual must deal with an insurance company representative whose job it is to keep costs to a minimum - meaning zero whenever possible. While preparing your claim, a personal injury lawyer at our firm will include all expenses and lost income connected with your accident and will consult with experts to predict any and all future costs.

Included in this will be funds for medical care, physical therapy, rehabilitation and vocational re-training, as well as pain and suffering and sufficient compensation to allow you the time to fully recover from your injuries. Permanent disability may result from injuries such as:

  • Head injuries;
  • Blindness;
  • Loss of hearing;
  • Amputation;
  • Ankle, knee, wrist and shoulder injuries;
  • Occupational illness and injury;
  • Organ damage;
  • Emotional injury;
  • Loss of a loved one; and
  • Disfigurement

The value of a having an experienced personal injury lawyer on your side becomes understandable to a person who is now injured and facing a questionable future. The legal team at our firm is prepared to do everything possible to gain a positive outcome for an injured client. Call the Onder Law Firm for an in-depth consultation and case evaluation.

Contact a St. Louis personal injury attorney at our firm to discuss your injuries and how we can help you.

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