Advocating For Victims Of Spinal Cord Injuries
Spinal cord injury (SCI) is a term used to describe any injury to the spinal cord that results in a loss of sensation or function in the body. Approximately 2 million people worldwide and nearly 200,000 people in the United States live with a spinal cord injury.
The personal injury law firm Rosen & Perry, has significant experience obtaining compensation for clients suffering from spinal cord injuries.
How An Experienced Spinal Cord Injury Lawyer Can Help
Our Pittsburgh lawyers have the resources, skill and dedication to resolve your case successfully. We have two full-time medical doctors on staff to help evaluate your spinal cord injury case, and our law firm will advance the costs of investigating and pursuing your case. You will owe nothing for expenses or attorney fees unless we recover compensation for you.
Spinal Cord Damage
The spinal cord can be damaged in many ways, producing various symptoms, depending on the location or level of spinal cord damage. The spinal cord can be damaged in an accident, compressed by blood or infection, damaged when its blood supply is cut off, or affected by herniated or bulging disks.
Spinal cord injuries can result in conditions such as:
- Paralysis injuries
- Loss of motor skills such as walking
- Decline in sexual function
- Loss of sensation in limbs or other body parts
- Loss of manual dexterity
- Loss of bowel and bladder function
- Inability to breathe or swallow
- Chronic pain
- Inability to sweat below the injury
- Loss of balance
Financial Consequences Of A Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal cord injury is the most severe type of back injury that exists. They are often catastrophic, causing not only severe physical handicaps (such as paralysis) and emotional trauma, but also a complete disruption of your life and require expensive, long-term medical care.
Evaluating the financial damage caused by a spinal cord injury is an extremely complex matter. You may have to pay for medical care, rehabilitation, attendant care, nursing home care and medical equipment.
The experienced medical malpractice and personal injury attorneys at Rosen & Perry, can help you through this difficult process. We will hire experts, take depositions and gather evidence to fight the large insurance companies for a just settlement or verdict.
No Matter The Cause Of Your Spinal Cord Injury, We’re There
If your spinal cord injury was the result of another’s negligence, whether it involved a car crash, construction site accident, swimming pool accident, or was the result of a medical misdiagnosis, no matter the cause of the injury, the personal injury lawyers at Rosen & Perry, will work to make sure you get the compensation you deserve. Call 412-281-4200 or send us an email.
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