13 Jul Attorneys for Spinal Cord Injuries
Attorneys for Spinal Cord Injuries Roughly 12,500 people survive spinal cord injuries each year. Although these spinal cord injuries are preventable, most people don’t learn much about these injuries until they are injured or must care for an injured loved one. Knowing the causes of these injuries can help you avoid becoming a victim. Here at Baggett McCall, we have years of experience in representing clients who suffer from quadriplegia or paraplegia as a result of an accident caused by the negligence of another party. Here are the most common causes of spinal cord injuries.
Car accidents are the leading cause of death nationwide and the leading cause of spinal cord injuries. If you’ve been involved in an auto accident, Baggett McCall can help.
Even being grazed by a bullet can sever a spinal cord and destroy a body.
Even if you are young, you can suffer from a fall. Falls were the second leading cause of spinal cord injuries in 2014.
Diving headfirst into the water can be dangerous if the water is too shallow or if there are objects in the diver’s way.
Motorcyclists only make up a small number of motorists on the road. However, since cyclists have no external protection, even minor collisions can be deadly.
Medical experts can help you recover from even the most severe injuries, but there is also a dark side to medical care. As many as 440,000 people are killed each year due to an error made by a medical professional. Surgical complications, including infections, can compress the spinal cord.
When it comes to a spinal cord injury, the extent of a money-based award generally goes above and beyond reimbursements for medical expenses. Compensation will typically consist of ongoing healthcare and rehabilitation. This includes the cost of wheelchairs, modifications to the home and new needs. If you or a loved one has suffered a spinal cord injury due to someone else’s negligence: you need Baggett McCall. Get your consultation here today.