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Spinal Cord Injury Lawsuit | Attorney for Personal Injury Spinal Cord injuries are amongst the most tragic in our society.  Tragic accidents including auto accidents, motorcycle crashes, workplace accidents, and slip and falls often result in quadriplegia and paraplegia with the individual being unable to walk, or unable to use hands and fingers, or worse yet unable to use any of his extremities. Such injuries bring lifelong pain and suffering for the individual involved as well as his loved ones. The financial and emotional costs to the victims of Spinal Cord Injury and their loved ones can be drastic. Our Law Firm is dedicated to protecting the rights of Spinal Cord Injury Victims by providing expert legal representation so that a full and just monetary recovery can be received. For More information regarding our Law Firm visite esta página.

What is a Spinal Cord Injury:  Technically A spinal cord injury is damage to the spinal cord resulting in the loss of motor function including mobility of the arms, legs, fingers, or a loss feeling in those extremities. Spinal Cord injuries are mainly cause by Traffic Accidents. According to spinal cord injury statistics by NSCISC 46% of all spinal cord injuries are caused by Motor Vehicle Accidents.  Other significant causes of spinal cord injuries include
  • Assault and Battery and other acts of Violence including gun shots and use of deadly force
  • Accidentes de moto
  • Resbalones y caídas
  • Lesiones deportivas
  • Accidentes de navegación
  • Productos defectuosos
  • Lesiones laborales
Often Spinal Cord injuries are accompanied by other major injuries including traumatic brain damage, neck and back injuries, broken legs, and facial fractures.

There are numerous types of spinal cord injury (SCI) –

Some of the most common types of spinal cord injury are as follows
  • Parálisis – The loss of the ability to move a part  of or most of the body due to spinal injury
  • Quadriplegia (teraplegia) – Loss of movement over all four limbs of the body
  • Paraplejía – Loss of movement and sensation of the legs and lower body
  • Parálisis parcial – Partial immobility of a limbs, fingers or toes, due to spinal cord damage.
  • Contusiones espinales – Bruising of the spinal column
  • Damage to the Central Cord  Resulting in Central Cord Syndrome (CCS)
  • Incomplete Spinal Cord Injury – This injury results in a lower level of functioning in the limbs.

Significant facts regarding Spinal Cord Injuries:

Spinal Cord injuries affect hundreds of thousands of person in the United States.  Here are some significant facts and statistics regarding spinal cord injuries.
  • 250,000 currently suffer spinal cord damage in the United States.
  • The ration of Quadriplegics and Paraplegics are about 50/50
  • Most spinal cord injury victims are male around 80% versus 20% females
  • The average age of a spinal cord damage victim is 30
  • African Americans are twice as likely to suffer a spinal cord injuries in comparison to the general population
  • Individuals with Spinal Cord Injuries need to receive routine health evaluations for SCI and non-SCI related health needs for the screening of secondary impairment and further disabilities.

What to do if you have sustained a spine injury in an auto accident: 

Below are some steps to be taken if you have been involved in an auto accident. For more in depth information on what to do in an auto accident.
  1. Asegúrate de que tú y los que te rodean estáis a salvo.
  2. If injured seek medical attention immediately.
  3. Do not attempt to talk with the other driver regarding fault or apologies.
  4. Contact the local police department and report the motor vehicle accident.
  5. Nunca discutas con otros conductores sobre la culpa.
  6. Don’t be shy: If possible take down the driver’s license number, license plate, registration and insurance information of the other party.
  7. Contact an Attorney before you speak to any insurance agents – A top California Spine Injury lawyer adept in fighting insurance companies and protecting your right to compensation will be able to substantially increase the amount of compensation you receive for your damages and injuries.
  8. Cura tus heridas y mejórate; fighting insurance companies and defendants is OUR JOB.  We will make you receive the maximum compensation for your loss.

The financial cost of Spinal Cord Injury: Medical Health Complications of SCI

There are numerous medical health complications cause by spinal cord injuries which require extended lifelong medical assistance and nursing care. Some of the most common medical complications and requirements are as follows.
  • Respiratory and neurological disabilities including the complete loss of bladder control, bowel control, and mechanism required to breath.
  • Deficit in the ability to groom, eat, dress, and bathe, requiring nursing and home care.
  • Transportation needs including drivers, alteration or addition to vehicles or the purchase of new vehicle adapted to SCI use.
  • Bed and Wheelchair mobility including moving the SCI victim to an fro beds, wheelchairs, seats and couches in the home
  • Regular homemaking needs – Washing, cleaning, laundry service, showering.
As a result of all the overall medical and daily home care Spinal Cord Injuries become very expensive for the individual and his family with an average lifetime cost of a paraplegic ranging between $1.2 and $2.00 million dollars.

¿Debo demandar por mis lesiones?

If you’ve suffered a spinal cord injury in a car accident or any other accident, you must first tend to your wounds and heal your injuries.  Buscar la reivindicación de sus derechos es nuestro trabajo.  At Downtown LA Law Group our dedicated Attorneys are skilled and knowledgeable in spinal cord injury laws and neck/back injuries. Our aggressive and tenacious Injury Lawyers will keep on the offensive until they make sure you have been fully compensated for your injuries and vindicated for your loss.  We will go to trial and take on liable drivers and their insurance carriers’ so that your rights are protected.

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Si necesita asistencia jurídica en relación con una demanda por lesiones personales, póngase en contacto con nuestro bufete de abogados. Nos encargaremos de todos los detalles legales y nos aseguraremos de que consiga la mayor indemnización posible por su pérdida; mientras tanto, concéntrese en la parte más importante de este proceso -. tu recuperación. Recuerde que es crucial actuar con rapidez después de haber sufrido lesiones para informar de cualquier reclamación por accidente de colisión de coche antes de que cualquier limitación pueda reducir o extinguir su legítima reclamación. Llámenos para consulta gratuita con uno de nuestros abogados especialistas en lesiones cervicales y medulares en relación con su accidente:

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