Depending on the location and severity of a spinal cord injury, shooting pain throughout your entire body, nerve damage and even paralysis can result. Oftentimes, a person with a spinal cord injury will require a lifetime of care and additional expenses, including mounting medical bills, alterations to your home to accommodate a wheelchair or other medical devises, as well as loss of employment. Without expert legal advice, you may end up paying out of pocket for some or all of these expenses.
Most spinal cord injury lawsuits, as with most personal injury lawsuits in general, are reliant upon the theory of negligence. Whether you suffered a spinal cord injury as a result of being hit by a car or you slipped on a surface that was not properly marked with cautionary warnings, your case will depend on your ability to show that negligence was a factor and that the party you are suing is “at fault”.
Proving fault in such a case can be difficult on your own. An experienced personal injury lawyer can answer your questions, review the merits of your case and will fight hard to get you the compensation you deserve to help you through the healing process.
Spinal cord injuries are typically the result of a traumatic injury or blow to the spine. Common causes of spinal cord injury are:
If you believe you are suffering a spinal cord injury, please give us a call immediately. We understand that every case is unique and our team of experts on standby waiting to help you with the specifics of your case. We pride ourselves on being responsive and accessible, and we are always committed to going the extra mile for all of our clients.
We offer a free consultation, so bring in all of your questions and concerns; we will be happy to go over your accident to let you know if you have a solid case. Don’t depend on the insurance companies for compensation; they’re in it for the money, and if you skip out on legal representation, they’ll use that to take advantage of you.
Contact our Orange County Personal Injury Attorneys at 1-877-241-9554 to learn more about your legal options. A free consultation is just a phone call away. You can even use our online contact form, and we’ll reply to you quickly.
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