Catastrophic Injury Attorneys in Illinois

Representing Victims of Serious Injuries & Their Loved Ones

Even a minor accident can have disastrous effects on the human body. Ultimately, it does not take a high-speed collision or a fall from a significant height to cause a serious injury. Many factors contribute to the severity of an injury. If you or your loved one was seriously injured in an accident, our firm can thoroughly examine your case and work with your doctor to determine if your injury will have long-lasting or life-changing effects.

The catastrophic injury lawyers at Woodruff Johnson & Evans Law Offices have more than a century of combined experience handling even the most complex serious injury cases. Our injured clients rely on us for thorough preparation and skilled representation. We work diligently to understand all of the facts of a client’s injury, such as any ancillary complications, necessary surgeries, hospital stays, physical therapy, or life alterations. We pride ourselves on examining the big picture to learn exactly how an injury will change our clients’ lives.

If you or your loved one suffered a serious injury that resulted in permanent, life-altering impacts, contact us now at (630) 585-2320 for a free consultation with a member of our legal team.

What Are “Catastrophic Injuries?”

Some injuries are more severe than others. Generally, when an injury has temporary or permanent life-altering effects, it is considered “catastrophic” in nature. Serious or catastrophic injuries are those that affect an individual’s ability to return to his or her normal life before the accident. They may preclude the victim from returning to work or from obtaining any gainful employment whatsoever. Ultimately, these injuries tend to require the most medical care—including ongoing treatment—and have the most lasting financial, physical, and emotional effects on the victim and his or her family.

Some of the most common catastrophic injuries include:

  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Neck injuries
  • Paralysis
  • Closed head injuries
  • Amputations
  • Chemical burns
  • Electrical burns
  • Third-degree heat burns

If you have suffered a catastrophic injury or have lost a loved one in wrongful death, it is wise to seek the counsel of an experienced serious injury attorney. We can fight to protect your financial stability while giving you the freedom to recover to a pre-accident state of health.

Providing Dedicated Legal Representation

At Woodruff Johnson & Evans Law Offices, we truly care about you and your case. We understand just how challenging it is to navigate the legal process after an unexpected accident. Our team is here to provide you with the guidance you need every step of the way. We offer personalized services and aggressive advocacy in the courtroom to help you recover the maximum compensation you are owed.

Need a catastrophic injury attorney in Aurora, Champaign, or Chicago,? Call Woodruff Johnson & Evans Law Offices at (630) 585-2320 or contact us online to schedule a free consultation today.

See What Our Clients Have to Say About Us!

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“I was referred to Woodruff Johnson & Evans by a friend who had used them in the past. Everyone I had contact with was so kind and polite. My lawyer, Jay Johnson, explained the process to me so that I understood what was happening with my case. He was very patient, keeping me informed and answering my questions. I was very satisfied with the results and would recommend my family and friends that need legal help to go to Woodruff Johnson & Evans. “
– Jerlyin
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Russ Haugen and Woodruff Johnson & Evans Have Been My Attorneys For a Couple Different Cases.

Russ (and his firm Woodruff Johnson & Evans) has been my attorney during  a couple different cases. I have been extremely pleased with Russ’ work. He answers calls and always follows up even if there has been no movement on your case. I believe he’s personable and he gets to know his clients and going […]

Teresa D.

Attorney Leandro Alhambra Was Very Responsive to Adressing My Concerns. I Didn’t Have to Worry About Anything

I was so impressed by Lee’s responsiveness during such a long and potentially confusing process. I never had to worry about anything during the entire case.

Torianna L.

Thank You Mr. Jay Johnson and May God Bless You.

Thank you so much, Mr. Jay Johnson! I was very pleased with your service. If I need legal help in the future, I will call on you again. If I know of someone who needs legal help, I will give them your number. Thank You and May God Bless You.

Carolyn G.

When Russell Haugen took my case, I never had to follow-up as he ensured that I was always updated on the status.

It was a very long process for me as I started my case with one of their former colleagues then it was assigned to Russell Haugen, who worked diligently to finalize the case. From the beginning, he took the necessary time to clearly explain the position of the case, the potential timing of all the […]

Beverly F

Great Team of Lawyers

Attorney Dexter Evans is a part of a great team of lawyers and staff at Woodruff Johnson & Evans. They really get the job done. Excellent communication and great outcomes. I definitely recommend them for any injury cases anyone may have.

Travion H

From day one, Russell Haugen and Woodruff Johnson & Evans handled the work comp case with empathy and diligence. Highly recommended.

I would definitely recommend Woodruff Johnson & Evans to anyone I know that need legal help with a worker’s comp issue. From day one I’ve felt comfortable and was always kept informed on what was going on with my case. Mr. Haugen was always pleasant and empathetic to my case and worked diligently. I would […]

Shelia W

Jay Johnson is a good communicator and speaks to his clients in a language they can understand.

Jay always answers or returns my calls promptly. Jay is able to share information about my claim in a non-lawyer kind of way.

Chris J.

Fighting for My Workers Compensation with Attorney Lee Alhambra Gave Me Peace Of Mind And Victory.

I Had A Nasty Tumble/Fall On A Cushioned Mat Behind A Desk At Work. I Had Been Totally Misinformed And Misled By Employers About Making A Full Recovery And Legal Processes. I Did Not Understand Any Legal Issues. I Contacted Woodruff Johnson & Evans And Spoke With Leandro A. Alhambra. Lee Explained To Me How […]

Karen K

Jay Johnson Helped Me Through A Nightmare of a Lawsuit

I just want to thank Woodruff Johnson & Evans Attorney Jay Johnson and his legal secretary, Annie,  for helping me through this whole lawsuit nightmare. I appreciate your time and effort, and YES, I would  highly recommend you to anyone.

Tammy B

It was a pleasure working with Russell Haugen and the legal team at Woodruff Johnson & Evans!

It was a pleasure working with Russ and his team!!! They explained everything thoroughly and helped me with all my needs during this difficult time! I was happy with the outcome, they were a great referral to me and I will gladly refer this office on to others!

Noelia M.
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