Recovering Compensation for Spinal Cord Damage
Bakersfield Spine Injury Lawyer Helping Victims
One of the most traumatic types of injuries that an individual can suffer from an accident caused by the negligence of another individual is spinal cord damage. Spine injuries affect close to a million individuals throughout the country on a yearly basis.
Injuries to the neck or to the back can result in serious damage to the spinal cord, which can cause permanent and catastrophic injuries. If you or a loved one is suffering from a spine injury caused by another person's negligence, we can help you pursue just compensation. Call us at your earliest convenience to get started!
Understanding Spine Injuries
Damage to the spinal cord can result in loss of mobility and loss of feeling below the injured area. The spinal cord is a network that transmits sensation and controls movement throughout the body. In some cases, these injuries are so severe that they result in death. It is essential to pursue legal action against the liable party to obtain the compensation that you deserve after suffering a traumatic injury of this kind.
Many spinal cord injuries occur as the result of motor vehicle accidents. Various other types of accidents, however, can also result in spine injuries, including:
If the spinal injury occurs at the neck level, the victim's breathing may be impaired and his or her arms, legs, and trunk can be paralyzed; this state of impairment is considered quadriplegia. If the injury occurs lower in the spine, it may cause weakness and loss of movement in the legs and other parts of the body, which is called paraplegia.
Obtain Our Legal Team's Assistance
Regardless of the extent of your spinal cord injury, you deserve compensation if it is the result of someone's negligence. We can help you hold the liable party responsible and can build a strong case on your behalf. Call at your earliest convenience to get started working with an experienced spine injury attorney in Bakersfield!