Peer Support for Individuals with Disabilities

Peer Support for Individuals with Disabilities


L. Bradley Schwartz believes it is important for every person with a significant injury or disability to take advantage of the wealth of knowledge and experience of others who have been down the same path yet continue to lead active and productive lives with rich social interaction. It is common to feel isolated and excluded due to mobility and other limitations because of an injury or disability. But it does not have to be that way.

Connecting Patients With Professionals

Through his professional work, Mr. Schwartz has been honored by the Chicago Legal Clinic for his pro bono efforts helping individuals with insurance disputes, civil litigation and injury cases.  L. Bradley Schwartz can help trauma victims and disabled individuals find the resources to confront issues and provide support.  There are many people eager to help people with disabilities and Mr. Schwartz is one of them.  As part of his continuing professional practice, L. Bradley Schwartz has connected with others through organizations such as the Chicago Area Amputees group, the Amputee Coalition of America, the National Association of Healthcare Advocacy Consultants, the RIC Life Center at The Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago and Step Up Amputee Support Group at Loyola Medical Center in Maywood, Illinois.

Recovering From Meningitis, Sepsis And Amputation

L. Bradley Schwarz is a successful attorney who worked in his profession for years before acquiring meningococcal meningitis and sepsis that resulted in amputations. Mr. Schwartz knows that a solid peer support system is an inherent part of the rehabilitation process and he provides insight and guidance to survivors of meningitis, sepsis and amputations. His goal is to ensure that recovering amputees are able to obtain the best prosthetic care available. L. Bradley Schwartz will investigate meningitis cases free of charge to determine if there was medical malpractice that could have prevented amputations of limbs. Amputees and survivors of meningitis are encouraged to contact L. Bradley Schwartz for assistance with any aspect of meningitis, amputations, sepsis, physical rehabilitation or prosthetics.