A spinal cord injury occurs when the spine receives a large blow or jolt-perhaps from a high-impact car accident or motorcycle accident-causing damage to the spinal cord. Spinal cord injuries can cause paralysis or quadriplegia and can drastically change a person's quality of life. This serious injury also requires continuous medical attention and treatment, which can become a financial burden for the victim and the victim's family.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), car accidents are the leading cause for scorpion cord injuries in people younger than the age of 65.
If you or a loved one suffered a spinal cord injury due to the negligence of another person, you may be able to receive compensation for damages by filing a personal injury claim with the help of a skilled and experienced Cumming personal injury attorney.
A spinal cord injury can have a long-lasting effect on the victim due to the spine's main role in the body's nervous system. Some symptoms and signs of spinal cord injuries include:
Those living with a spinal cord injury will have to cope with drastic lifestyle changes as well as expensive medical care. A person with a spinal cord injury can expect to pay $15,000 to $30,000 a year for medical care, according to CDC estimates.
With the help of a passionate Cumming personal injury attorney from The Manton Law Firm, LLC, you may be able to obtain compensation to cover your present and future medical costs.
Contact us today to learn how The Manton Law Firm, LLC may help you get the compensation you deserve.