Hearing loss can occur as the result of any type of accident or injury. As a result, it could impact your ability to work or engage in hobbies and activities with family and friends. Our personal injury attorneys at Brassfield, Krueger & Ramlow, Ltd. have been assisting injured clients in Rockford, Illinois for over 75 years. When injuries such as this occur, we provide the professional legal representation you need to help you adapt to the dramatic changes you are facing so you can move on with your life.
The Hearing Loss of Association of America (HLAA) advises that hearing loss can occur as the result of medical conditions and illnesses, as well as from accidental injuries that cause damage to the inner ear. This can be caused by loud noises, sustained decibel levels, damage to the ear drum or inner ear, and head injuries. Common types of accidents in which hearing loss can occur include the following:
HEARNet Online advises that hearing loss can be conductive, meaning that it stems from damage to the inner ear, eardrum, or damage to the bones in the middle ear, or it may be nerve related, resulting from damage to the cochlear or auditory nerves. In some cases, it is a combination of these causes. Treatments may involve medications, surgical procedures, and the use of implants or hearing aids. Treatment can be expensive and even in best case scenarios, victims are likely to face long term impacts.
In situations where the reckless actions of others are responsible for your hearing loss, you may be entitled to damages through a personal injury claim in Illinois. Compensation available may include:
When dealing with injuries that leave you facing the prospect of permanent hearing loss, you need experienced legal representation to protect your rights and interests. Call or contact our Rockford, Illinois hearing loss attorneys at Brassfield, Krueger & Ramlow, Ltd., online and request a free consultation. Our knowledge and expertise in handling injury claims can help ensure you get the maximum amount of compensation you are entitled to.
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