SPINAL CORD INJURY
SPINAL CORD INJURY
Spinal Cord Injuries, like TBI, by their nature, result in serious injuries that require extensive treatment and high costs. Patients are likely to endure both emotional and physical pain and suffering. If you or a loved one have suffered a spinal cord injury it is imperative that you contact a skilled Spinal Cord Injury Attorney to ensure you receive the medical care and compensation you deserve to recover as fully as possible from your injury. Contact one of the Spinal Cord Injury Attorneys at Teague Law today.
SPINAL CORD INJURY- BY THE NUMBERS
Over 15,000 people suffer from a spinal cord injury every year in the US.
The National Spinal Cord Injury Statistical Center (NSCISC) lists the most common causes of Spinal Cord Injuries as follows:
Car Accident – 38%
Falls – 32%
Violence – 14%
Sports – 8%
Medical – 4%
Other – 4%
TYPES & CLASSIFICATION OF SPINAL CORD INJURIES
asia classification: Traumatic spinal cord injuries are classified into five types—letters A through D—by the American Spinal Injury Association and the International Spinal Cord Injury Classification System: no function (A), sensory only (B), some sensory and motor preservation (C), useful motor function (D), and normal (E).
Complete spinal cord injury: The area below the spinal injury is no longer capable of communicating with the brain, resulting in a complete loss of motor function, sensation, and movement below the injury.
Incomplete spinal cord injury: Some amount of movement and sensation is possible after the spinal injury.
The 4 levels of the spine: The spine consist of four sections, each section has a different function and will result in a different type of injury.
Cervical: affects the region above the shoulders.
Thoracic: affects the upper chest, mid-back, and abdominal muscles.
Lumbar: affect the victim’s hips and legs.
Sacral: affect the hips, the backs of the thighs, buttocks, and pelvic organs.
WHAT TEAGUE LAW WILL DO AS MY SPINAL CORD INJURY ATTORNEY
Prove the liability of the individual or company responsible for causing the Spinal Cord Injury.
Determine if the at fault party has insurance that will cover your Spinal Cord Injury treatment and damages.
Ensure you receive treatment for your Spinal Cord Injury.
Determine the full extent of your Spinal Cord Injury.
Prepare evidence and reports to use in your Spinal Cord Injury case.
Discuss your damages from the Spinal Cord Injury – medical expenses, travel expenses, lost income, pain and suffering, and future expenses as well as life care plan.
Serve the proper insurance company with a demand and negotiate a settlement for your Spinal Cord Injury damages.
File a lawsuit within the statute of limitation to ensure you do not lose your claim due to time limits, conduct discovery, and represent you at trial for your Spinal Cord Injury if necessary.
CONTACT OUR ELLIJAY SPINAL CORD INJURY ATTORNEYS TODAY.
If you or a loved one have suffered from a Spinal Cord Injury, contact one of Teague Law’s Ellijay Spinal Cord Injury Attorneys and let us start fighting for you today.
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Your Attorney | Josh Teague
Personal Injury, DUI, & Criminal Attorney
“The Horsepower Lawyer” was born out of my desire to share something that I love and have in common with many of our Clients – a passion for automobiles and speed. I have been a gearhead and avid car enthusiast since before I could drive. Car shows, NASCAR races, dirt tracks, monster trucks, and motorcycles – I have shared my love and passion for these with my Father, Wife, Children, and close friends – we have bonded over these shared experiences – and I hope to be able to share that connection with you.