The spinal cord is one of the most important parts of the body. Any injury to the spinal cord, no matter how minor severe, could wind up forcing you out of work for an extended period. Depending on the severity of the injury you could wind up needing surgery, which would lead to an extended amount of rehabilitation. All of this will cost a pretty penny, even if you have health insurance from your employer or on your own. A Greensburg spinal cord injuries attorney from the team of Shenderovich, Shenderovich and Fishman has the experience necessary to answer all of your questions, explain your rights, and help you receive the compensation you deserve. That’s why it’s always important to contact an attorney not long after suffering an injury as serious as one that affects your spinal cord.
Spinal cord injuries can occur as a result of just about any type of accident. They most often occur because of motor vehicle crashes. The body can be jolted so severely that the spinal cord can suffer damage to the point where you need surgery or wind up permanently disabled. Some of the most common causes of spinal cord injuries include the following:
Just about any type of accident can result in a spinal cord injury that alters the course of your life. Spinal cord injuries can be as minor as a bruised vertebrae or pulled a muscle in the area to as severe as winding up permanently disabled and in your wheelchair for the rest of your life.
It’s important to note that you can seek compensation for the spinal cord injuries caused by the negligence of someone else. You don’t have to go into financial ruin paying for the surgeries, rehabilitation, renovations to your home, and other expenses related to the injury you have suffered. That’s why it’s important to discuss the injury with an experienced spinal cord attorney in Greensburg City. You can obtain compensation for pain and suffering, loss of consortium, medical expenses, lost wages, loss of future wages, and more. The judge presiding over the case might even award punitive damages. These are meant to punish the negligent party in an effort to prevent them from committing such an act again in the future.
A spinal cord injury is nothing to ignore, especially when your injury was caused by the negligence of another person. Your injuries and the expenses incurred because of them should be taken care of by the negligent party. That’s why it’s important to call the team of Shenderovich, Shenderovich & Fishman at 888-98-TWINS(89467) to schedule a consultation about your case. With more than 170 combined years of experience, we will be able to represent you no matter the severity of your spinal cord injury.