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Types of Spinal Cord Injuries

Medical experts classify spinal cord injuries by how “complete” the injury is, the location of the damage, and the resulting paralysis. A spinal cord injury happens when any portion of your spinal cord or the cauda equina (the nerves at the end of your spinal canal) are damaged.
Complete Versus Incomplete Spinal Cord Injuries
Doctors measure the […]

By |July 19th, 2019|Spinal Cord Injuries|0 Comments

Spinal Cord Injury Due to a Defective Product

If you have suffered a spinal cord injury due to a defective product, you probably have questions about your legal rights. You might wonder whether the law will hold someone responsible for paying your medical bills and compensating you for the time you missed from work and the impact the spinal cord injury has had […]

By |July 19th, 2019|Spinal Cord Injuries|0 Comments

Can I Sue for My Spinal Cord Injury After a Car Accident?

You can sue for spinal cord and other types of injuries if someone else’s carelessness caused or contributed to the car accident that hurt you. The person we sue must be legally responsible for your injuries.
The Elements of Negligence
Most car accidents are the result of negligence. We must prove all of these factors to establish […]

By |June 28th, 2019|Spinal Cord Injuries|0 Comments

Can an Aviation Accident Cause Spinal Cord Injury?

Yes, an aviation accident can cause a spinal cord injury if you experience a significant jarring of or blow to the neck, back, head, or trunk during the incident. A spinal cord injury can be life-changing. Many people lose their mobility, independence, and the ability to support themselves through employment. Spinal cord injury lawsuits often […]

By |April 5th, 2019|Spinal Cord Injuries|0 Comments

Who Can be Held Liable for my Spinal Cord Injury

If you have sustained a spinal cord injury, you might worry about how the injury will affect your life in the future. Every case is different, but you might have to deal with weakness, numbness and tingling, even paralysis. You might wonder whether you can file a spinal cord injury lawsuit against the person who […]

By |November 27th, 2018|Spinal Cord Injuries|0 Comments

Can I file a spinal cord injury lawsuit?

The two most common causes of spinal cord injuries are car crashes (31.5 percent) and falls (25.3 percent), according to a 2013 study in the medical journal Topics in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation. Negligence can cause both these types of accidents. If another party’s negligence caused your or your loved one’s spinal cord injury, you […]

By |May 11th, 2017|Spinal Cord Injuries|Comments Off on Can I file a spinal cord injury lawsuit?

The Lifetime Costs Associated with a Spinal Cord Injury

Spinal cord injuries (SCIs) are extremely complex and traumatic in nature, and generally necessitate a lifetime of care. On a national level, SCIs incur about $18 billion in direct expenses per year, plus another $4 billion in indirect expenses, according to The O&P Edge. On an individual level, the overall lifetime associated costs of a […]

By |December 12th, 2015|Spinal Cord Injuries|0 Comments