Spine Injuries: Los Angeles & Nationwide
The spinal cord is one of the most important, and most fragile, components of our bodies. A sudden impact to the back or other body parts, extreme twisting of the torso, or even diseases like cancer can cause temporary or permanent damage to the spine. Even minor spinal cord damage can cause pain, functional limitations, and numbness. More serious spinal cord injuries can permanently alter one’s way of life, if not lead to an outright fatality.
The spinal cord injury lawyer at Morris Law Firm resolves spinal cord injury cases with your needs in mind. If you or a loved one suffered an injury to the spine as a result of someone else’s negligence, we have the legal resources and experience to help you recover financial compensation for the harm done to you. Our Los Angeles-based attorney will negotiate with negligent drivers, product manufacturers, negligent doctors, insurance companies, employers, and any other parties who may owe you compensation for your injuries. If you don’t get the settlement offer you deserve, we’ll take your case all the way through trial to ensure that you get the recovery you are owed.
Common Causes of Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal cord injuries typically result from a sudden impact on the body or sudden twisting motions. Spinal cord injury can also result from medical malpractice as well as through exposure to harmful chemicals. Whatever the nature of your injury, if you were hurt as the result of someone else’s negligence, you have the right to seek compensation for the harm you have suffered.
The spinal cord injury lawyers at Morris Law Firm help accident victims recover after an injury caused to the spinal cord through all manner of incidents, including the following:
- Car accidents
- Motorcycle accidents
- Pedestrian accidents
- Defective products
- Medical malpractice
- Slip & fall
- Repetitive use & workplace stress
- Cancer and other diseases
- Sports accidents
- Acts of violence
If you slipped on someone else’s premises, if you were struck by a negligent driver, if your ladder or washing machine malfunctioned and caused you harm, or if any other incident outside of your control led to your injury, you may be able to recover compensation. Our seasoned personal injury legal team is ready to help you get the monetary recovery you are owed.
Dangers of Spinal Cord Injuries
The spinal cord is an especially dangerous area to suffer injury. The spine acts as the highway carrying signals from the brain to the body. Damage to the spinal cord can interrupt the flow of those signals, preventing the brain from contacting certain body parts and rendering them inoperable. Traditional medical wisdom demonstrates that the higher on the spine the damage occurred, the worse or more widespread the complications are likely to be. Damage to the base of the spine can lead to limitations on the use of the lower extremities, and a person may suffer complete paralysis to the legs. Damage to higher areas on the spine can lead to quadriplegia and can even impact the functionality of internal organs.
The severity of a spinal cord injury is often discussed in terms of “completeness.” Spinal cord injury can lead to a limited range of motion or feeling, also known as an incomplete injury. A complete spinal cord injury means complete loss of function to one or more body parts. Even an incomplete injury, however, can lead to pain, numbness, functional limitations, and loss of life enjoyment. If you’ve suffered any form of spinal cord injury, talk to a seasoned California spine injury lawyer as soon as possible to help you get the medical care and the compensation that you deserve.
Call Morris Law Firm For Help With a Spine Injury Claim After a Los Angeles Accident
We understand there are many ways you can suffer injury to the spinal cord, and we know just how dangerous spinal cord injury can be. Every case is unique and requires special, individualized attention. Contact our Los Angeles personal injury attorney today to evaluate your unique spine injury claim. Morris Law Firm will give you a personalized evaluation and help you figure out your legal rights and next steps.
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