Spinal cord injuries can be devastating. Some times people need life-long medical care. Many people need 24 hour specialized care, special adaptations to their homes and cars and many months and perhaps years of therapy and rehabilitation.
It is important to realize that any settlement or judgement must provide for care over a lifetime. Some types of spinal cord injuries that my firm handles include: Paralysis, quadriplegia (paralysis of all 4 limbs), paraplegia (paralysis of both legs), and hemiplegia (paralysis on one side of the body); Nerve damage to the neck, mid-back or low back; Bulging or herniated discs; chronic pain; loss of bladder and bowel function; psychological affects such as depression.