Spinal cord injuries can lead to a lifetime of chronic pain, disability, and expense. If you have suffered a spinal cord injury as a result of an accident, contact our Redwood City spinal cord injury attorneys to discuss your case. We can speak with you about obtaining compensation that could make a difference.
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There are generally two categories of spinal cord injuries: incomplete and complete.
With an incomplete spinal cord injury, the spinal cord is severely damaged, but the brain and nervous system is still able to send out signals to parts of the body below the site of the injury. With an incomplete injury, some feeling or functioning below the point of injury remains, and things may improve with time and with the right therapies and treatment.
With a complete spinal injury, the spinal cord is either severed or damaged so severely that the brain can no longer send signals to those portions of the body beneath the point of injury. A complete spinal cord injury will not improve with time, and generally results in the loss of all functioning beneath the point of the injury. Those with complete injuries may also suffer from complications, including:
If you suffered a spinal cord injury in or around Redwood City due to the negligence of another, you may be able to recover damages for:
Because spinal cord injuries commonly affect a victim for the rest of his or her life, deciding which attorney to hire may be the most important post-injury decision the victim makes. At Danko Meredith Trial Lawyers, we are experienced in personal injury law and in spinal cord injuries. We have the knowledge, skill and track record to position you to obtain for your injuries the maximum compensation possible.
Severe injuries are, of course, devastating. But even relatively mild spinal cord injuries can lead to pain and disability that can have significant long term ramifications. Those who have suffered a spinal cord injury due to the carelessness of another deserve compensation. Contact us for a free consultation with our Redwood City personal injury attorneys. We can tell you how we can hold accountable those responsible for your injury and discuss obtaining compensation that could make a difference.