Spinal Injury Lawyer

April 1, 2022
BY: Lesnevich, Marzano-Lesnevich, O'Cathain & O'Cathain


 Spinal Injury Lawyer

 Spinal Injury LawyerSpinal injuries are one of the most serious types of injuries a person can suffer from. It can change a person’s life forever. A spinal injury is permanent and cannot be reversed, so they often require a lifetime of treatment. The pain and other symptoms from a spinal injury can only be managed. For many people living with a spinal injury, they require a lifetime of care often by family members and healthcare professionals. They have difficulty walking, limited range of motion and are unable to enjoy activities that they used to. As a spinal injury lawyer like one at Hickey & Turim, SC can explain, spinal injury victims can recover a large compensation amount. These are types of cases that lawyers usually handle that involve spinal injuries.

Assault 

Violent incidents are a top cause of spinal injuries. Many of these incidents consist of shootings which can cause trauma to the spinal cord, causing paralysis. Victims are often paralyzed from the waist down because of a spinal injury. A person can also suffer a spinal injury after a severe beating especially if they have multiple blows to the back. Stabbings can also cause spinal injuries. 

Car Accidents

Many car accidents cause severe bodily trauma, some of which include spinal injuries. Rear end accidents, rollover accidents and drunk driving accidents can cause injuries that affect the spinal cord. These types of injuries can take months of recovery or even permanent paralysis. 

Medical Malpractice

If you have been a victim of medical malpractice a lawyer can help you recover rightful compensation to cover your expenses. If you have suffered a spinal injury due to the negligence of healthcare professionals such as a nurse or doctor, you may be able to recover compensation. Medical malpractice cases can be intricate and complex, it is advised that you obtain a lawyer to help you. There is a slim margin of error for these types of cases, so hiring a lawyer can help you prepare a strong and compelling case. 

Construction Accidents 

It is common for a person to suffer an injury because of a construction accident. Construction zones are dangerous places and are full of various hazards such as holes and falling objects. A construction worker or anyone walking through a construction zone can suffer a severe spinal injury if they fall or strain their back. 

If your spinal injury was caused by an accident, don’t wait to talk to a skilled lawyer who can help you recover compensation.