Spinal cord injuries can be devastating. It does not only come with a lifetime of medical expenses but also loss of important body functions, extreme career change and many deep personal struggles.
Almost 70% of all spinal cord injuries are a result of motor vehicle accidents, particularly car accidents. Other common causes are slips and falls, assault and fights, as well as sports injuries. Victims may also suffer traumatic brain injuries as well.
A spinal cord injury may cause abnormal body behavior, sensations and activities – the extent of which is largely dependent on the part of the spine that has been damaged. These may include the following:
Blood pressure problems
Paraplegia or quadriplegia (paralysis)
Difficulty in bladder and bowel movements
Difficulty in breathing
Muscle spasticity or flaccidity
Loss of sexual function
If your spinal cord injury is the result of another person’s negligence, you may be entitled to compensation. Therefore, it is essential you speak with a highly trained and well-experienced spinal cord injury attorney to ensure that justice is served well.
With Jami S. Oliver, a leading Columbus Ohio personal injury lawyer, you can be assured that you have the best possible chance of winning your case and getting the settlement you deserve.
Oliver Law Office has a client-focused approach that makes it easier to understand the impact of your spinal cord injury case. Jami S. Oliver is a legal warrior who will fight on your behalf and will help you gain the full compensation you are due.
Call 614-220-9100 to schedule an appointment.