Spinal Cord Injuries and Claims
Long Island Personal Injury Lawyer
Spinal cord injuries are some of the few types of injuries that continue
to baffle medical science. A full resolution to a severe spinal cord injury
has not yet been discovered, although progress is being made. Many highly
skilled surgeons and researchers continue to seek out a way to resolve
these terrible injuries.
When the spinal cord is severely bruised, the injured may recover over
time but could suffer ongoing pains and difficulties such as numbness
and lack of ability to correctly control their extremities. In cases in
which the injury was so devastating that the spinal cord was severed,
the individual will suffer from paralysis from the point at which the
cord was permanently damaged. The challenges the victim will face throughout
the remainder of the lives are very difficult.
Filing a Lawsuit for Damages
If another person is responsible for causing the injury, a lawsuit must
be filed to recover compensation for damages. Such cases will have a very
high value. The medical care and equipment needed by the injured will
likely be in excess of $400,000 in the first year, and will continue to
Spinal cord injury cases deserve the highest quality legal representation,
regardless of the cause. Some common causes include:
Our firm is prepared to deliver knowledgeable and experienced service to
all of our clients.
Seeking Compensation in Spinal Injury Cases
At The Odierno Law Firm, P.C., our legal team has extensive experience
in fighting for fair and full compensation in such cases, and is prepared
to aggressively pursue financial and non-financial damages for our client.
The victim in such a case will likely be unable to work, and the loss
of income throughout their lives will be part of the claim filed on their
behalf. The loss of enjoyment of life is not properly measured in a dollar
amount, but in civil suits, compensatory damages are sought that reflect
the terrible losses of the injured. We make sure that all aspects of the
injury are accounted for when filing a claim.
We are prepared to fight for our clients, and have a proven record throughout
the courts in Long Island (Nassau, Suffolk and Queens). Our attorneys
will vigorously fight for the injured victim's right to receive compensatory
damages that are commensurate with their losses in such cases.
Contact The Odierno Law Firm, P.C. for a complimentary consultation regarding your spinal cord injury.