Spinal Cord Injuries
Help for Victims of Spinal Cord Injuries
Spinal cord injuries can be severe and life changing. Often the effect of a spinal cord injury can last the rest of your life. The most common cause of a spinal cord injury is a motor vehicle accident. However, there are a large number of accidents that can result in a spinal cord injury, such as
falls, and others. Ramifications of a spinal cord injury, no matter how slight at first, can have a negative impact on a person's life. The spinal cord is a center for your nervous system and a vital part of the communication system of your body. If the injury is the result of negligence in the workplace or in the case of
medical malpractice, the parties at fault may be held responsible in a court of law.
Spinal Cord Injuries & Insurance
Only about half of the individuals inflicted with a spinal cord injury have private insurance. This situation means many people are without finances when it comes to paying for expensive medical care. This can be catastrophic when you consider that first year expenses for paraplegia and quadriplegia can average anywhere from $150,000 - $450,000 and above. If you reside in the Houston area and you have been the victim of a spinal cord injury, contact a an attorney from our firm today. If the spinal cord injury is the result of another party's negligent or wrongful conduct, it is absolutely imperative to obtain legal help from a qualified and experienced spinal cord injury attorney.
Compensation you may be legally due could include covering loss of wages, medical expenses, pain and suffering, and loss of enjoyment of life. For a spinal cord injury case, it is important to obtain legal representation that understands the hardship of your injury and is willing to fight for the maximum compensation possible. At The Doan Law Firm, P.C., nothing is more important than the quality of your life and the life of those around you. Call us today to discuss your case and how to move forward with your claim.