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Spinal cord injuries resulting from car accidents are most often severe and always unpredictable as additional damage typically occurs over the next few days or weeks due to swelling, bleeding and fluid accumulation. Traumatic spinal cord injuries can cause permanent disability and paralysis resulting from a harsh blow to the spine that fractures, crushes, dislocates or compresses one or more of the injured person’s vertebrae. Spinal cord injuries may deeply affect a victim’s everyday activities, job and relationships.
According to the Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research (MFMER), about 12,000 Americans each year experience traumatic spinal cord injuries and 1 in 50 live with paralysis. If you or someone you love has a spinal cord injury as the result of a car accident or another person’s negligence, then you may be entitled to substantial compensation for medical bills, rehabilitation, pain and suffering, property damage and other expenses. Our law firm is here to help get you the justice you deserve while you focus on your recovery.
Please call the Levinson Law Group as quickly as possible at (760) 742-5221 for your free consultation.
Leading Causes of Spinal Cord Injuries
Some of the most common reasons that spinal cord injuries occur include:
- Auto accidents
- Slip and fall accidents
- Violence / assault
- Sports / recreational activities
Preventing Spinal Cord Injuries
Below are some suggestions to help prevent your risk for a spinal cord injury:
- Drive safely. Car and motorcycle accidents are the leading cause of spinal cord injuries—responsible for over 40% of spinal cord injuries. Simple steps such as wearing your seatbelt can greatly reduce your risk for injury. Don’t drink and drive!
- Check water depth before diving. Never dive into water where you are unaware of the depth and always follow warnings at swimming pools if there is a no diving sign. Avoid diving into water that is unclear as there may be unseen objects.
- Take measures to prevent falls. Especially if you are over the age of 65, you should ensure that you use handrails when using stairs, use a step stool or ask for help to reach objects in high places, and place nonslip mats in the bathtub or shower.
The average financial cost to a spinal cord injury victim in the first year following their injury is $198,000. Quadriplegics who experience their injury between ages 25 and 30 have an average lifetime cost of well over $1,000,000. Let our firm seek the compensation you deserve.
Call the Levinson Law Group for a Free Case Analysis Today
Your time is limited when it comes to seeking compensation following a spinal cord injury so it is important to seek legal representation from a qualified and experienced Carlsbad personal injury lawyer as soon as possible. At the Levinson Law Group, you can have the best legal representation available for no money out of your pocket. We work on a contingent fee basis and offer a free consultation. We are ready to fight to get you the justice you deserve!
Call the Levinson Law Group at (760) 742-5221 to schedule your free consultation today.