A spinal cord injury can change everything. It can leave a victim unable to work or enjoy life the way they are accustomed. A spinal cord injury can mean paralysis can lifelong medical care needs. At JML Law, our Santa Ana spinal cord injury lawyers are ready to get to work on your behalf. If your injury happened in the workplace, you deserve to get compensation for all expenses related to the injury.
Spinal cord injuries are not like other injuries. An injury to the spinal cord usually means that a victim suffers from permanent disabilities.
Spinal cord injuries can cause a range of symptoms depending on the severity of the injury and where on the spinal cord the injury occurs. Complete paralysis (quadriplegia) or lower limb paralysis could occur, or a person could suffer from only partial paralysis of their upper or lower limbs.
According to the National Spinal Cord Injury Statistical Center, the main causes of spinal cord injuries include:
When you look at that list, you will see two of those causes that are also common workplace injury causes – vehicle accidents and falls.
This is a hard question to answer because the costs associated with these injuries are often lifelong. We know that the cost of treating spinal cord injuries for the first year of medical care ranges from $359,000 to over $1.1 million, depending on the severity of the injury.
However, those costs do not include other major expenses these victims often incur, including:
If you or a loved one have sustained a spinal cord injury in the workplace but are struggling to receive fair compensation, you need to seek legal assistance immediately. These injuries are considered catastrophic – they are life-changing. At JML Law, we are going to get to work on your case today. Let our qualified and experienced team investigate all aspects of your case so we can secure the compensation you deserve. This include:
Every case is unique and needs to be evaluated by our experienced lawyers. If you have been injured in a work-related accident.