Spine And Spinal Cord Injuries
Every year, an estimated 10,000 spinal cord injuries occur in auto, workplace and recreational vehicle accidents. A person can become paralyzed or deal with lifelong consequences from such an injury.
Most individuals and their families must deal with permanent disabilities, which can mean a life in a wheelchair or one of limited movement. Permanent limited mobility can affect the quality of life considerably.
If you suffered a spinal cord injury in an accident that was not your fault, you probably have a lot of questions. Meshbesher Law Firm can help you understand what your rights and options are. Let us help you seek compensation from the individual or entity responsible for your accident so you do not have to worry about the resulting financial damage.
Causes And Spinal Cord Injury Types
Spinal cord injuries stem from a variety of accident types wherein trauma to the spine occurs. The damage varies depending on the injury area and severity of the trauma. Different types of spinal cord injuries include:
- Nerve damage or shock to the spinal cord, causing a loss of motion or paralysis
- Whiplash, when neck becomes overextended and snaps back and forth
- The pads of cartilage, known as discs, may become herniated or damaged
- The bones of the spine can break, resulting in compression fracture with the possibility of paralysis
Every day, individuals are subjected to situations that could result in a spinal cord injury. When those situations are due to someone else’s negligence and an accident occurs, the results are devastating for the victim. Our firm has handle spinal cord injury cases stemming from:
- Slip-and-falls or falls from heights
- Diving accidents
- Workplace injuries
- Auto accidents
- Defective products
- Construction site accidents
Seek Financial Compensation With Our Help
If a car crash or workplace accident negligence caused your spinal cord injury, you have the right to seek compensation. We have the knowledge, resources and tools to help you file your claim and achieve a favorable result.