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Spinal Cord Injury Lawyer

Sustaining a spinal cord injury can profoundly alter the course of your life, bringing about challenges that cause physical, emotional, and financial damages. If you've suffered this type of life-altering injury due to an accident, working with a spinal cord injury lawyer is crucial. At Friedland & Associates, our spinal cord injury lawyers can steer you toward recovering the compensation necessary for your recovery and future well-being.

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How Can a Spinal Cord Injury Attorney Help?

Suffering a spinal cord injury can have profound and lasting effects on every aspect of your life. If you or a loved one has experienced a spinal cord injury due to an accident, seeking legal guidance from a skilled spinal cord injury lawyer is essential to recovering the compensation you deserve for past and future medical costs, in addition to other losses.

Establishing Liability

An attorney on our legal team will work diligently to establish liability and demonstrate how the negligence or wrongful actions of another party contributed to your spinal cord injury.

Investigate the Accident

They will gather evidence, consult with experts, and build a strong case to seek compensation on your behalf.

Pursue Compensation

If you were injured in an accident that was caused by negligence, you may be eligible to pursue compensation by filing a lawsuit. If your case has merit, your catastrophic injury lawyer can hold all liable parties accountable for the harm you suffered and help you recover the settlement or award you deserve.

What Types of Damages Am I Entitled to?

Accident victims with spinal cord injuries may be entitled to various types of damages, including:

Medical Expenses

Covering medical bills, surgeries, rehabilitation, assistive devices, and ongoing medical care.

Lost Wages

Compensating for income lost due to the injury and potential future earnings.

Pain and Suffering

Addressing physical pain, emotional distress, and diminished quality of life.

Disability and Impairment

Accounting for long-term disability, loss of function, and impairment.

Home Modifications

Covering the costs of adapting your living environment to accommodate your needs.

Loss of Consortium

Compensating your spouse for the loss of companionship and support.

What Are the Common Causes of Spinal Cord Injuries?

Spinal cord injuries can result from a wide array of accidents and incidents, often leaving individuals with life-altering consequences. Understanding the common causes of these injuries can promote awareness and prevention.

Some of the most common scenarios that can lead to spinal cord injuries include:

Vehicle accidents

Motor vehicle collisions, whether involving cars, motorcycles, or trucks, are a leading cause of spinal cord injuries. The force of impact and sudden deceleration can cause fractures, dislocations, and damage to the spinal cord.

Falls

Falls are another significant contributor to spinal cord injuries, particularly among older adults. Slip and falls, falls from heights, and accidents in poorly maintained premises can result in spinal trauma.

Sports and recreational activities

High-impact sports like football, rugby, and diving can expose individuals to the risk of spinal cord injuries. Athletes engaged in extreme sports or those lacking proper safety measures are particularly vulnerable.

Acts of violence

Assaults and altercations can lead to intentional or unintentional harm to the spinal cord. Gunshot wounds, knife injuries, and physical altercations can result in severe spinal trauma.

Workplace accidents

Certain occupations, especially those involving construction, industrial machinery, and manual labor, carry a higher risk of spinal cord injuries. Accidents involving falls from scaffolds, heavy equipment, or unsafe working conditions can lead to such injuries.

Medical procedures

Surgical errors, medical malpractice, and complications arising from medical procedures can result in spinal cord injuries. Anesthesia errors, improper handling during surgery, or infections can damage the spinal cord.

Recreational accidents

Activities such as diving into shallow water, trampoline accidents, or off-road vehicle mishaps can cause spinal cord injuries. These accidents often occur due to lack of caution or safety measures.

Natural disasters

Earthquakes, tornadoes, and other natural disasters can lead to injuries, including spinal cord damage, due to collapsing structures, falling debris, or being trapped under rubble.

Diseases

Certain diseases, such as cancer or infections affecting the spine, can weaken the spinal cord’s integrity and lead to injury.

Birth injuries

Trauma during childbirth or medical negligence can result in spinal cord injuries to newborns.

Contact Us Today!

At Friedland & Associates, we understand the challenges you face after a spinal cord injury, and we are committed to fighting for your rights. If you or a loved one has experienced a spinal cord injury, contact us today for a free consultation.

Our experienced team of spinal cord injury lawyers will review your case, discuss your legal options, and provide the guidance and support you need to pursue the compensation you deserve.

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