Spinal Cord Injuries
Spinal Cord Injuries
Spinal cord injuries often have devastating, life changing effects. Someone with a spinal cord injury may never be able to walk again. Daily activities, such as brushing one’s teeth or showering, become impossible without assistance. When a spinal cord injury is caused by the negligence of someone else, that person must be held accountable. At Leonard Legal Group, our New Jersey personal injury attorneys work hard to obtain the compensation you deserve.
There are dozens of ways that spinal cord injuries may occur. These include:
Some spinal cord injuries may be treatable with surgery, physical therapy, or other remedies. However, many spinal cord injuries are so severe that the injured victim is permanently disabled.
In a legal claim, the damages are the amounts of money the plaintiff seeks as compensation for an injury.
Damages in a spinal cord injury claim often include:
These are just some of the damages that may be claimed in a spinal cord injury case. Of course, the damages sought will vary significantly depending on the individual facts of the case.
A spinal cord injury claim is included under the umbrella of personal injury claims. To prevail in such a claim, the victim must show:
Each of these three elements must be proven for a victim to prevail in the claim. If the victim cannot provide objective evidence that supports all three elements, the claim may fail and the victim may not be entitled to any damages.
There are several different types of evidence that may be used in a spinal cord injury claim. These include:
Spinal cord injury claims often require the careful analysis of numerous types of evidence.
At Leonard Legal Group, our New Jersey personal injury attorneys are experienced in spinal cord injury claims. We ensure that your interests—both current and future—are thoroughly protected. To schedule your free consultation with one of our attorneys, call our 24-hour call center at 973-984-1414 or contact us online.
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