December 3 - International Day of Persons with Disabilities

Posted By Power Rogers & Smith, P.C. || Dec 1, 2015

Since 1992, the United Nations have made the International Day of Persons with Disabilities an international observance. With varying themes each year, the day focuses on raising awareness of the various issues individuals with disabilities face in their lives. In 2015, the theme involves “Inclusion Matters.” The sub-themes are focused on improving the data and statistics of disabilities, making areas more accessible and inclusive for all individuals, and including those with invisible disabilities in both development and society.

The belief behind the International Day of Persons with Disabilities is to include individuals with disabilities in all types of society without barriers. This is a benefit to all people and providing accessibility is necessary for progress.

Did you know that there are more than 1 billion individuals living with some type of disability? This is roughly 15% of the world’s population and a majority of these individuals live in under-developed countries.

At Power Rogers & Smith, L.L.P., our Chicago personal injury lawyers are well aware of the many challenges individuals with disabilities face. We are proud to represent individuals who live with disabilities such as cerebral palsy, brain damage, and other serious conditions due to birth injuries, serious accidents, and medical malpractice. Our team knows how important it is to continue in the development for individuals who are already facing enough challenges.

The International Day of Persons with Disabilities was formed in order to bring awareness to the daily struggles of living with a disability. Our firm is dedicated to helping see this goal through to the end.

If you or your loved one is living with a disability because of someone else’s negligent actions, our firm can help you file a personal injury or medical malpractice claim. You deserve compensation to help cover the hardships you may face. It is our goal to help you achieve this. Contact our firm for a free case evaluation and learn how we may be able to help you.

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