Head Injuries That Result From Lake County Accidents

Head injuries have been seen in many Lake County accidents. Recently a girl suffered a serious head injury in a Lake Villa accident. The accident involved the girl sitting on an innertube being pulled by an ATV. This Lake Villa accident is discussed in the post titled “Illinois All-Terrain Vehicle Accidents That Result In Accidents.”

The 16-year-old girl suffered a serious traumatic brain injury as a result of the accident.

Serious brain injuries can occur in a variety of vehicle accidents. Head injuries are notable in many regards. Depending upon the type and severity, severe head injuries can be life-threatening in nature. Even if a severe head injury is not immediately life-threatening in nature, due to the nature of these injuries a serious head impact can become life-threatening after a time.

Even if the head injury is not life-threatening in nature, brain injuries can cause short- and long-term adverse health impacts. The duration and types of impacts can vary significantly depending upon many factors.

In the most serious cases, a traumatic brain injury can cause temporary or permanent injuries that can involve various types of impairments. These impairments can lessen the resulting quality of life and make performing basic functions difficult or impossible.

The subject of head injuries and their consequences is further discussed on the “Head Injuries That Occur During Accidents” page.

Due to various aspects of head injuries, in many cases they require extensive medical treatment and testing. Various types of rehabilitation may also be warranted.

In addition to the costs of this treatment, there may be other financial issues that arise. For example, the injured person may not be able to work during the recovery period. If this is the case, the person may lose income due to this inability to work.

Due to these factors people who have suffered serious head injuries often have a pressing need to get injury compensation.


Should you be involved in a vehicle accident, there are certain actions you should take in order to protect your rights. Elman Joseph Law Group has compiled a reference document titled “10 Steps You Should Follow After an Auto Accident.”


Elman Joseph Law Group, LLC (ElmanLaw.com) is a law firm that concentrates in Personal Injury and Wrongful Death cases involving vehicle accidents (car, motorcycle, bike, bus, pedestrian, truck, etc.) This intense focus allows us to consistently achieve winning verdicts and settlements for our clients.

Should you be involved in a car accident, there are certain actions you should take in order to protect your rights.  You should not assume – especially without proper legal representation – that you will receive appropriate compensation for your injuries, hardships and/or losses.  To immediately speak directly with a trial lawyer from the Elman Joseph Law Group, call (773) 392-8182 at any time.  There is no fee for this consultation.