Compensation for Spinal Cord Injuries
Jacksonville Personal Injury Lawyer
If you have suffered a spinal cord injury, you may be confronted with a
lifetime of chronic pain or partial or full paralysis. Treatment for such
injuries can be incredibly costly and is frequently only partially successful.
Contact Jason K.S. Porter, P.A. for help pursuing a settlement for your
injury. If another person's negligence can be demonstrated as the
cause of your accident, you may be entitled to recover compensation for
every aspect of your injury, from your lost income to your medical bills
and pain and suffering.
According to the Mayo Clinic,
car accidents and
motorcycle accidents account for more than 90% of all new spinal cord injuries every year,
making them the leading cause. Drivers and passengers may suffer whiplash
even in relatively minor fender-benders and rear-end collisions, and the
symptoms often do not manifest for hours or days after the accident. Victims
of catastrophic car crashes are likely to suffer severe spinal cord injuries,
as well as motorcycle riders who are struck by a car or ejected from the
bike. Falling is another major source of this type of injury, such as
in slip and fall
pedestrian accidents or certain
Quadriplegia and Paraplegia Injury Claims
A spinal cord injury victim may suffer paraplegia or quadriplegia in serious
cases, while it is common to experience severe chronic pain and restricted
range of motion. You may discover that your injury seriously limits your
choice of activities, as you might have to take special precaution to
avoid aggravating the injury. Treatment options range from invasive surgery
to chiropractic adjustments and physical therapy. If the accident was
not your fault, you deserve to be compensated for your expenses in pursuing
any type of treatment which will restore your health and alleviate the
pain, as well as for your reduced quality of life.
You deserve strong legal advocacy! Call (904) 701-0591 or
email us to get started with a free case evaluation. See how we can be of service.