You need to consult with a local and qualified personal injury attorney ASAP. Municipalities, including school districts, have strict notice and filing requirements. Good luck.
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Yes, something can and should be done. You need to consult an attorney who is experienced in not only handling cases that involved head injuries, but that is experienced in dealing with schools because each present unique challenges. There are several potential paths to recovery; however without knowledge of all the facts it is difficult to give more precise advice. I would be more than happy to discuss this matter with you.
Feel free to give me or another lawyer of choice a call to discuss your case. If you call me, the consultation is free and your case would be handled on a contingency fee basis, so you don’t pay anything upfront and we front the money for all legal related costs. Regardless of whether you call me or someone else it is important that you contact someone quickly because there are very strict time restraints when dealing with these types of cases and it is also likely that evidence must be preserved in order to ensure the greatest recovery possible.
Concussions are serious injuries, and I have devoted a page to them on my website under the Injuries section. Find a local lawyer experienced in school injuries, and call to discuss the specific facts and circumstances.
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There are generally special rules related to government, government employees and particularly schools. You need to speak with a lawyer who knows the rules.
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It is possible to pursue a claim, but I agree with other answers about getting to a qualified personal injury attorney in Illinois who is familiar with claims against schools. If it is a public school, there may be very specific notice provisions to preserve any cause of action. Since it appears that the injury occurred more than 8 months ago, I would contact an attorney quickly. Good luck and I hope your daughter makes a complete recovery.
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