Child Injury Lawyers in Chicago

Fighting for Justice & a Fair Recovery for Your Child

When an adult is injured in an accident, the impact can be tremendous. When a child suffers a catastrophic injury in such an accident, it is even more devastating. Many children who are seriously injured will require lasting treatment. In some cases, injury to a child can affect them for a lifetime. If your child has been seriously injured as a result of someone else’s negligence, it is critical that you seek help from an experienced child injury lawyer.

At Woodruff Johnson & Evans Law Offices, our child injury attorneys in Chicago can provide the legal assistance you need. We are dedicated to recovering financial compensation for parents of children who have been seriously injured. We respect our clients and treat them the way we would treat our spouses or family members if they were involved in an accident.

Why Hire Our Firm?
  • 100+ years of collective experience
  • Initial consultations are free
  • Millions recovered for our clients
  • Representing clients since 2000

To learn more about how our firm can help you and your child, contact us online or call (866) 891-9211 and request a free, no-obligation consultation.

What to Do If Your Child Is Injured

When your child is injured, the first thing you need to do is seek medical treatment. Not only is immediate medical care important for your child’s wellbeing and physical recovery, it can prove crucial for the outcome of your case. Having medical records can help establish that your child was, in fact, injured as a result of the accident. Additionally, it is important to understand that if serious injuries require lifetime treatment, trust funds and medical funds should be established to pay these expenses. The emotional trauma of the injury also needs to be taken into account. Both you and your child may require therapy or emotional counseling to aid in the healing process.

In addition to seeking medical treatment for your child, you should:

  • Get the contact info of anyone else involved in the accident (if applicable)
  • Take down any witness statements and information, if possible
  • Document your child’s injuries and the scene of the accident by taking photos
  • Refrain from making any statements about the accident until speaking with an attorney
  • Contact a child injury lawyer who has experience handling child injury cases

Child injury cases are unlike other types of personal injury cases in that there are often many unique factors that must be taken into account. Based on our decades of legal experience, we know how to navigate child injury cases. We know the amount of compensation certain types of injuries require, general life expectancies for various injuries, how to devise a “life care plan” for your child, and how to coordinate with school district officials so that a special education plan may be developed.

Contact Us for a Free Consultation

At Woodruff Johnson & Evans Law Offices, we understand that there are few things as devastating for a family as an injured child. Our team provides compassionate, personalized legal support for parents and guardians of injured children. No matter how complex or difficult your case may be, we are here to answer your questions and address any concerns you may have. We have assisted clients with all types of child injury cases, including those involving car accidents, truck accidents, birth injuries, medical malpractice, school and playground accidents, dog bites, defective toys, and more.

From offices in Chicago, Aurora, and Champaign, our Chicago-based child injury attorneys assist clients throughout Illinois. Call us at (866) 891-9211 or contact us online today for a free consultation.

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Russell Haugen represented me, and he was absolutely amazing!

Excellent Law firm! Russell Haugen represented me, and he was absolutely amazing! He always checked on me and answered every phone call regarding my concern we settled for way more than I expected! He’s kind and considerate! I highly recommend Russell! He won’t let you down and God forbid but if I were to get […]

Samia L.

I was very pleased with this firm! Highly recommended!!

Not a fan of lawyers (previous encounters with different firm); but, I was very pleased with this firm and with Casey Woodruff. Answered my questions and addressed my concerns in a timely manner. Highly recommended!!

Dane S.

Honest conversation, personable team and timely responses.

Honest conversation, personable team and timely responses. Working with Mr. Evans and Cynthia has been a wonderful experience at a difficult time. Phone calls and emails are answered within a very reasonable time frame, each conversation is handled in a compassionate manner.

Deidre S.

DJ did a fantastic job on my auto-accident claim!

I highly recommend Mr. Dexter Evans, and the Woodruff law firm. DJ did a fantastic job on my auto-accident claim. I really appreciated all the detailed information provided, and finding medical assistance for me. It was awesome. All my questions were addressed properly and asap. I made my final decision with confidence. Over all the […]

Lilia G.

I’ve had to know a few attorneys in my life and Jon was the best.

Unfortunately, I got badly injured at an athletic job. Run by a company that didn’t care about me. I needed an attorney and Woodruff, Johnson and Evans was recommended to me by a family member. That small gesture ended up being the best legal advice I ever received. Jon Walker defended me and made sure […]

Marko P.

I wouldn’t have gotten the relief from my injury if Jay had not gotten involved.

I was referred to Woodruff, Johnson & Evans by a friend after a work related car accident. The workmen comp adjuster was giving me the run around. I was having terrible back pain but because it was work related my doctors could not provide me the treatment I need. Jay Johnson began investigating my case […]

Randel M

Outstanding job for my mother and me.

Very professional. Was referred to me by my mother. Did an outstanding job for my mother and me. Great service!

Valente G

Russ was the best!

Russ was the best! I got his number from my cousin. Best phone call I ever made! Always there for anything I needed and got all my bills paid and some compensation for me! Highly recommend.

Timothy F

Thank you for a good service!!

Steve Sandler presented himself professionally with good rapport and showed concern for my well being. I will definitely recommend him to others!! Thank you!!

Sherifat O

This man knows what he is doing.

I can’t say enough about Jon Walker. He took my case after being denied. Told me everything I had to do and kept me calm during the wait and got me approved! If you want a professional lawyer who knows how to get you approved call WOODRUFF JOHNSON & EVANS I cannot thank you enough […]

Steve G
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