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If your spinal cord or spine has been injured in an accident, you might have to deal with the consequences of that injury for the rest of your life. Any compensation that you receive from the liable party should be significant enough to reflect that severe harm. You should only work with a law firm that understands the severity of your injury and knows how to fight for the most compensation possible. Choose a firm like Morris & Dewett Injury Lawyers in Alexandria.
We have built our firm atop a history of winning complicated and high-stakes injury cases like spinal cord injury claims. Locals know that they can trust us with their case because we see them not as just a case number but as a friend in need. Please call (318) 221-1508 if you want to work with a law firm that genuinely cares about your recovery.
A spinal cord injury is almost always considered catastrophic because it is rare for harm to the spinal cord to not cause a permanent disability. The spinal cord is a bundle of nerves that control most other body parts, organs, and bodily functions. The nerves regenerate incredibly slowly or not at all, depending on where the damage happened to the spine and the health of the victim
People living with a spinal cord injury might experience:
Paralysis is usually the worst consequence of suffering a spinal cord injury. The location of the injury along the spine will influence the extent of the paralysis.
Two of the most common forms of paralysis are:
It is not an exaggeration to say that the cost of a spinal cord injury can be extremely steep. Medical treatments alone can range well into the tens of thousands of dollars, even after healthcare insurance is used to the fullest. Not to mention all of the non-economic harm experienced by the victim, such as the complete loss of independence and the lessened enjoyment of life. Damage that isn’t easily recordable in dollar bills can and should be counted toward the value of your spinal cord injury claim.
Our attorneys can fight for every dollar owed to you for damages, such as: