Spinal cord injuries are some of the absolute worst that a person can sustain, as the spinal cord is such a vital part of the body. There are normally 33 vertebrae in a person’s spinal cord and when one is damaged due to a severe blow, fall or other trauma, the spinal cord itself can be jerked out of alignment or even break. If you have suffered a major spinal cord injury as a result of another person’s negligent behavior, immediately contact a Colorado personal injury attorney. Spinal cord injuries are extremely serious and it is vital to obtain season legal support in order to assist you with filing a claim or lawsuit against those that caused the accident.
A variety of incidents can result in one suffering a severe spinal cord injury, including train, bus, motorcycle, automobile and bicycle crashes, construction site accidents, sports accidents, boat crashes, and skiing accidents. Spinal cord injuries can put enormous strain on both the victim and their family. The financial cost for the long-term care required from such injuries can be staggeringly high, as one typically must undergo multiple medical procedures and/or surgeries, as well as go through test after test and participate in extensive physical therapy sessions. In addition, the person often has to either change professions or take an extended leave of absence from work due to the injuries they’ve suffered, causing further financial challenges.
The spinal cord is absolutely critical to the body’s motor and nerve functions and damage to it can be catastrophic, including getting paralyzed from the waist or neck down, or other severe nerve damage that can affect one for the rest of their life. If your injuries were caused by the negligent behavior of another person or company, they should be held accountable for their actions. You have suffered a major injury and deserve to be compensated for the pain and trauma you have endured. The lawyers at Fisher & Associates will aggressively pursue your case and will seek to obtain the full financial compensation you are entitled to. The firm’s attorneys have extensive experience assisting those who have suffered spinal cord injuries and will work tirelessly to help you through this extraordinarily challenging process.