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San Mateo Spinal Cord Injury Lawyer

Spinal cord injuries can change the life of both the victim and his or her family. Even relatively mild spinal cord injuries can cause significant pain and suffering and expensive medical bills. From a car accidents and motorcycle accidents to medical malpractice, we can help you recover financially – no matter what caused the injury. If you or a loved one suffered a spine injury due to the negligence of another, Danko Meredith, Trial Lawyers may be able to help. Call (650) 453-3600 or send us a message to speak with a San Mateo spinal cord injury attorney during a free case evaluation.

Why Choose Us?

  • We work hard to uncover and prove the truth
  • We believe in holding wrongdoers accountable
  • We have a track record of success
  • We have years of courtroom experience
  • We do not charge any legal fees unless we win

Why You Need a Experienced Spinal Injury Lawyer

Pursuing compensation following a serious spinal cord injury can be stressful and frustrating. An experienced San Mateo personal injury attorney can assist you through the legal process by:

  • Calculating and proving the compensation necessary for you to live your life
  • Determining liability for your catastrophic injuries
  • Negotiating with the negligent party responsible for your injury and their insurance company to secure the maximum possible compensation
  • Filing any and all paperwork necessary to protect your rights and secure compensation
  • Taking your case to the courtroom, if necessary, to fight for your damages

Ultimately, our San Mateo spinal cord injury lawyers can help you obtain the compensation you deserve while you focus on recovery.

How a Spine Injury Can Affect a Patient

There are two types of spinal cord injuries: complete and incomplete. A complete spine injury results in paralysis, partial paralysis, or loss of function and sensation, below the point of injury. An incomplete injury results in the loss of only some feeling and function. Incomplete injuries can heal over time. However, no known cure exists for complete injuries. Patients with spinal cord injuries have to contend not only with paralysis but with a host of related health complications.

  • Bladder and bowel dysfunction
  • Urinary tract infections
  • Kidney stones
  • Respiratory problems
  • Pneumonia
  • Muscle atrophy
  • Muscle spasms
  • Spine misalignment
  • Herniated discs

Although with rehabilitation and treatments such as surgery many people with spinal cord can improve their mobility, most will never make full recoveries. In the event of a wrongful death, we will fight for the justice of your loved one and financial compensation for your family.

Damages You Can Recover

The damages available for a back injury or traumatic brain injury can reach into the millions in catastrophic injury cases. A patient suffering from a spine injury may be eligible for payment for modifications to their home or vehicle, nursing care, hospitalizations, medical expenses (including physical therapy and future medical expenses), equipment, medications, vocational training, lost wages, lost quality of life, pain and suffering, loss of sexual function, and many other tangible and intangible losses. A lawyer can help prove these losses and hold the defendant accountable. Insurance companies are known to offer low-ball settlements in hopes you will take the money and run. Do not settle for less compensation than you truly deserve.

Talk To A San Mateo Spinal Cord Injury Lawyer Today

At the law office of Danko Meredith, Trial Lawyers, we care about clients. Our excellent trial record means we not only have a good chance at winning in court but that defendants are more likely to try harder to settle out of court. Retaining a firm with a history of trial success can motivate defendants to offer higher settlements to avoid going to court.

Our law firm is big enough to finance any legal battle, yet small enough to ensure personal attention. Schedule a free consultation with one of our experienced San Mateo spinal cord injury attorneys today by calling (650) 453-3600 or filling out an online contact form.

We work with clients all over Northern California and throughout San Mateo County, including Redwood City, Foster City, San Bruno, Daly City, Palo Alto, and also around Santa Clara County, Santa Cruz County, Alameda County, and the San Francisco Bay Area.