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Help For All Types Of Nerve Damage Injury Victims

There are many reasons for damage to the nerves. However, if the damage is caused by the negligence of another person, whether a drunk driver, an improperly made machine or device, a toxic substance, a medical mistake, or any number of other reasons related to someone’s or some company’s failure, you may want to seek the services of a personal injury attorney who knows how to handle severe and catastrophic injury cases.

The lawyers at Pfaff, Gill & Ports, Ltd., are experienced at representing people who have suffered nerve damage as part of a catastrophic injury. Damage to the nerves has the potential to seriously interfere with or devastate a person’s life. The more severe the damage and resulting effects on the body, the more the victim should be compensated.

Types Of Nerves

The body has three main types of nerves:

  • Autonomic nerves: These regulate the body’s unconscious activities, such as regulating temperature or blood pressure.
  • Motor nerves: These are the nerves that connect the brain and spinal cord to the body’s muscles and control movement.
  • Sensory nerves: These nerves send signals back to your brain from your skin and muscles. They are responsible for your ability to feel pain and different sensations.

Symptoms Of Nerve Damage

Damage to each of these types of nerves produces certain symptoms:

  • Some symptoms of damage to the autonomic nervous system include too much or too little sweating, being unable to feel pain in the chest, dry eyes and mouth, or lightheadedness.
  • Damage to the motor nerves can result in weakness, deterioration of the muscles, twitching or paralysis, among other symptoms.
  • When the sensory nerves are damaged, a person can experience tingling or prickling sensations, numbness, burning or problems understanding what position you or parts of your body are in.

Who We Are: Experienced Nerve Damage Lawyers

Our Chicago firm includes three lawyers and five support staff. We have successfully represented hundreds of clients suffering from personal injuries, including nerve damage. As only one example, a woman in a car that was rear-ended suffered severe nerve damage as well as other devastating injuries. Our attorneys represented her and were able to obtain a $14.5 million verdict.

If you or someone you know has suffered serious nerve damage, we would be happy to offer you a free consultation to discuss the details of your situation. Contact us at 312-638-2407 or online to schedule an appointment.