If you’re reading this article, there is a chance that either you or someone you care about has suffered a severe spinal cord injury. These injuries are very serious and it is imperative that you take immediate steps to protect your family’s financial future.
A spinal cord injury involves damage to any specific part of the spinal cord. The most common consequence of a spinal cord injury is permanent damage and change in a person’s physical strength and sensation and/or paralysis.
Spinal cord injuries that result in paralysis can be broken down into two categories:
- Tetraplegia – which affects the hands, legs, arms, trunk, and/or the pelvic organs.
- Paraplegia – affecting all parts of the trunk, legs, and pelvic organs.
Signs and symptoms of a spinal cord injuries include:
- Loss of mobility
- Loss of bladder and bowel control
- Loss of sensation in various parts of the body
- Muscle spasms
- Significant changes in sexual sensitivity and function
- Extreme stinging sensation
- Persistent difficulties
- Recurring cough
If you or someone you know has suffered a severe spinal cord injury, maybe involving paralysis, your career and/or ability to earn a living for yourself and your family may be over with. What’s more, the insurance company liable for your injury will almost certainly have begun to take steps to limit the amount of compensation they must pay you.
So, along with the immediate and often lifelong medical treatment you need to treat your condition, you also need the assistance of an experienced personal injury attorney to assist you in filing a spinal cord injury lawsuit to recover the cost of your present and future medical care and lost income, and to be compensated for your pain and suffering (present and future).
An experienced personal injury attorney who specializes in spinal cord injury cases will give you the best chance of being compensated fairly and at receiving the compensation that you and your family will need to recover financially and provide you with the necessary care.
The Hayes Firm: Attorney Finding Service
We represent and assist injured victims in need. We have built out a carefully vetted network of attorneys who have proven themselves in the courtroom, know how to treat their clients ethically and conscientiously, and surround themselves with quality team members.
Our job is to listen to your case, assess your needs, and connect you with the right attorney for your case. If you have suffered a spinal cord injury and need help locating a reputable spinal cord injury attorney in your area, contact The Hayes Firm: Attorney Finding Service by calling 1-800-603-6833, or via our contact form.