San Diego Spinal Cord Injury Lawyers
The spinal cord is one of the most important parts of the human body. It works with the brain to send and receive messages to all parts of the body and is responsible for some of the most basic human functions like movement and reflexes. When the spinal cord is damaged, one could suffer serious and life-changing consequences. Spinal cord injuries can range in severity, the function and control of the body below the point of the injury is likely to be compromised.
If you have suffered a spinal cord injury due to the negligence or recklessness of another person, persons, or organization you may be able to seek financial compensation for related damages. You need an aggressive and experienced attorney to help you fight for justice. Contact the San Diego spinal cord injury attorneys of 5407 Bennett Ave. today at (619) 296-0123 to schedule a free consultation to discuss your legal options.
Consequences of Spinal Cord Injuries
Over 11,000 people suffer a spinal cord injury every year in the United States. Two of the most common consequences of spinal cord injuries are paraplegia (partial paralysis) and quadriplegia (full paralysis).
Not only are spinal cord injuries detrimental physically and emotionally, but they are also expensive. Individuals who become paraplegic at the age of 25 will spend over $400,000 on medical care in their lifetime while quadriplegics of the same age spend close to $1.35 million. You need financial compensation to help pay for:
- Medical expenses
- Lost wages
- Pain and suffering
- Loss of consortium, where relevant
We understand that it can be a challenge to adjust to life with a spinal cord injury and are passionately committed to helping you to seek the resources that you need to help you with this transition. Contact the San Diego spinal cord injury attorneys of Ritter & Associates today at (619) 296-0123 to speak with an experienced lawyer about your case.