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Spinal cord injuries are life-changing. When taking legal action against the party that caused your injury, it makes sense to work with attorneys who are just as serious. Morris & Dewett Injury Lawyers in Marshall should be the first legal team you call for counsel and legal support. We have focused on catastrophic injury claims for decades, including those involving severe spine injuries. Trust in us to know what to do with your case to get you the most compensation possible.
Our law firm has a long history of taking on difficult cases that other law firms could not manage, either due to a lack of resources or experience. When you bring your spinal cord injury to our firm, you can be confident that we will know the right way to investigate your injury and the accident that caused it. We see every case individually, but we can also reference our extensive practice record for insight into difficult cases.
Four of the most common causes of spinal cord injuries include:
The spinal cord is a bundle of nerves that is essential to the conscious and subconscious control of essentially every body part and organ. If the spinal cord is damaged, even slightly, then it can cause permanent harm because nerve cells are so slow to heal on their own. For this reason, many spinal cord injuries cause lifelong paralysis, either partial or total.
Severe cases of paralysis can result in:
Spinal cord injuries are severe and often permanent, but they can be treated to an extent. Advances in modern medicine have created various treatment options for spinal cord injury patients. Although many patients must still live with lifelong complications and paralysis, many others can enjoy some alleviation of symptoms through these treatments. The goal of your treatments will likely be to help you live as comfortably as possible, not necessarily to “cure” the paralysis.
Two specialized forms of spinal cord injury treatments are:
By the time your spinal cord injury claim ends, we want to make sure that you will be fully compensated for your losses. The cost of your medical treatments alone could be staggering, especially when factoring in future costs like prolonged therapies. Even if your case is worth a million dollars or more, though, we will be ready to chase down every penny owed to you.
The damages provided by your spinal cord injury claim should cover the following and more: