Spinal Cord Injuries Can Be Life-changing
Approximately 250,000 to 400,000 people in the United States have spinal cord injuries, according to the National Spinal Cord Injury Association. Each year, about 11,000 people sustain new spinal cord injuries – that’s thirty new injuries every day.
Auto accidents, sports accidents, falls, and workplace accidents are among the most common causes of spinal cord injury. Most victims are 30 years old or younger when they are injured and will need ongoing medical support and help with the tasks of daily life for decades.
If you or a loved one has suffered a spinal cord injury, you should contact a Huntington spinal cord injury lawyer at Greene Ketchum for help. Our law firm has the legal skill and financial resources to pursue even the most complex spinal cord injury cases.
We plan for a lifetime of care so you will never have to worry about how to support and maintain yourself after a spinal cord injury.
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Our attorneys understand the medical issues involved and know how to recover maximum compensation for your injury, loss of income, pain and suffering, current and future medical bills, and care. We are experienced in the type of specialized life care planning required when someone sustains a catastrophic injury like a spinal cord injury. We will thoroughly investigate your case to determine who is responsible for the events that caused your injury and whether negligence was involved.
A spinal cord injury can result in paralysis, including quadriplegia or paraplegia, depending on where the injury to the spinal cord occurred. Injuries in the area of the cervical vertebrae (in the neck) typically result in quadriplegia while injuries lower in the spinal column may result in paraplegia.
If you or a loved one has been paralyzed by a spinal cord injury, you can rely on Greene Ketchum for effective representation. Whether your injury is the result of an auto or truck accident, construction site accident, or happened because of the negligence of a property owner, we can help.
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