There are over 10,000 spinal cord injuries sustain in the U.S. annually. Yearly medical care can often result in tens of thousands of dollars, something few Americans can afford. Sadly, many of these 10,000 spinal cord injuries were preventable. All too often, they are the result of someone else’s negligence. An experienced injury attorney can help you get the compensation you deserve.
What Can Cause A Spinal Cord Injury?Spinal cord injuries are caused when the spine endures a traumatic impact. The impact often causes a fracture or dislocation of vertebrae in your spine, whereby causing the injury. The nerves in your spinal can be bruised or seriously injured which interrupts your brains signals to areas of your body.
A spinal cord injury is one of the most devastating injuries you can sustain in a car accident. More than 40 percent of the spinal cord injuries sustained in the U.S. are a result of auto accidents. Depending on the location and severity of the damage, spinal injuries can cause partial or total paralysis that may be temporary or permanent. Many accident victims who suffer these injuries end up requiring lifelong medical treatment, assistive equipment and care, home and vehicle modifications, and other special considerations—the cost of which can quickly become unmanageable.
Are you experiencing tingling, numbness, or shooting pain in the arms, hands, legs, buttocks, or feet? You may have an undiagnosed spinal disc injury that is pressing on nerves around your spine. If another person or company's negligence caused the crash and your spinal damage, you may be entitled to compensation. Thankfully, you've come to the right place for help.
Have You Suffered A Spinal Cord Injury Due To A Missouri Car Accident?
If you have suffered a spinal cord injury you need to speak with an experienced Missouri spinal cord injury lawyer as soon as possible. Please feel free to contact us online or call our office directly at 314.200.1229 to schedule a free consultation. We help spinal cord injury victims throughout the state of Missouri including Columbia, Springfield, Kansas City, St. Louis, Kirksville and Cape Girardeau.