If you or your loved one received a spinal cord injury because of a personal injury accident in which you weren’t at fault, you need to call an attorney with experience in dealing with spinal cord injuries. Doctors, hospital stays, surgeries, medications, medical equipment, lost wages, and pain and suffering are just a few of the ways that a spinal cord injury can affect your life. You may not be able to work or you may be paralyzed. You need an attorney who is compassionate toward your needs during the time it takes for you to recover, and who can also zealously advocate on your behalf. The job of a spinal cord injuries lawyer is to make the life of a victim a little bit easier.
Spinal cord injuries (SCI) can happen from any sort of accident. Victims may lose feeling in their body or the ability to move one or more body parts, depending on the severity of the injury. The most common causes of spinal cord injuries are:
Some spinal cord injuries can affect you more than others, but all of them have the potential to cause extreme pain and cause your body to change. You may need physical therapy or follow-up care for the rest of your life. You may need money to help pay for these expenses, your inability to work, and to compensate for what you’ve gone through. Common types of spinal cord injuries include:
Many spinal cord injuries are caused because of car, truck, and motorcycle accidents. Often, these accidents are caused by the negligence of someone else. This means that someone did or didn’t do something and that caused someone to get hurt.
Negligence is a cause of action. This means that if you’ve received a spinal cord injury because of someone’s negligence, you may be able to file a lawsuit to be compensated for your injuries. Negligence, like any legal standard, has elements that must be met. If you’ve received a spinal cord injury and you believe it was caused by the negligence of another person, call Malman Law right away.
Spinal cord injuries are extremely serious. You may be unable to work. You may recover, but need therapy, surgery, or even a wheelchair. Don’t wait. Call us right away.
Although that wasn’t a full list of spinal cord injuries, you can see just how much your life can be affected. These injuries are extremely serious. Get the help and compensation that you deserve
2 years ago I was involved in a trucking accident involving a 14-wheeler truck that nearly disabled me for life. Steve fought to make sure that I received the most possible compensation for my injuries. I was about to take the insurance company’s lowball offer, but decided to call Steve first – it was the best decision I’ve made yet
NOAH TAFFELPersonal Injury Victim