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Spinal injuries can change life forever. Debilitating and deeply traumatic, these injuries are often caused by reckless and negligent actions. When that happens, a spinal cord injury claim can be victims’ path to recovery and holding the negligent parties accountable.
At Morris & Dewett Injury Lawyers, our 5-star spinal cord injury lawyers have vast experience bringing negligent parties to justice. Strategic, aggressive, and relentless, we know how to win the toughest cases, and we are highly effective at securing the maximum recoveries. No matter how challenging a case may be, we can provide winning representation when it matters most.
That’s why we are recognized as top spinal cord injury attorneys in Louisiana and Texas. And it’s why you can count on Morris & Dewett Injury Lawyers for superior advocacy when it’s time to recover and get justice.
Whenever you need answers or advice about a potential spinal cord injury case, just contact us. We are here for you, ready to help 24/7.
in all types of spinal injury claims, recovering millions in the most challenging cases. We are ready to make your recovery our next victory.
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|Type of Spinal Cord Injury
|Affected Areas of the Body
|Legs & lower body
|Lower body and one arm
|Tetraplegia or Quadriplegia
|Lower & upper body (arms & legs) + possibly the neck, shoulder, & head
Beyond the incidence of SCIs, the statistics also show the substantial financial impacts of these injuries. Check out the table below for a breakdown of spinal cord injury costs, including the average medical and living expenses, based on the age at which someone is injured. These numbers do not include the costs of lost earnings (source: NSCSC).
|SCI Type & Severity
|Estimated SCI Cost: 1st Year After Injury
|Estimated Lifetime Cost: SCI at 25*
|Estimated Lifetime Cost: SCI at 50*
|High Tetraplegia (C1 to C4)
|Low Tetraplegia (C5 to C8)
In fact, it’s always better to talk to a spinal cord injury attorney ASAP instead of putting it off. That’s because a lawyer can give you immediate answers and actionable advice about your rights and potential SCI claim.
Financial recoveries are determined on a victim-by-victim or case-by-case basis because damages vary by the severity of the injuries and losses sustained. That said, damages for SCI cases typically cover past and future losses that can be economic (financial) and non-economic in nature.
As a result, damages for spinal cord injury cases can include compensation for (but not limited to):
After a spinal cord injury, you may have a claim, but you won’t have unlimited time to seek justice. Don’t let another minute go by without getting free answers and advice that could put you on track to get the compensation and justice you may deserve. Contact a neck injury attorney at Morris & Dewett Injury Lawyers now.
We have decades of experience representing the injured in the most complex neck injury cases. No matter how complex or challenging a case may be, we provide the advocacy and counsel we would expect if we were in our clients’ shoes — and we know how to secure best possible outcomes when it matters most. That’s why we’re known as leading spinal cord injury lawyers throughout Louisiana and Texas.
When you only have one chance to win and get justice, we’re the team you can trust.