Spinal cord injuries throughout Pennsylvania and New Jersey are among the most common, and serious, injuries that can arise from a motor vehicle accident or a serious fall. Spinal cord injuries result from trauma to the spinal cord, which houses most of the nerves that transmit signals to and from the brain. Accordingly, when there is trauma to the spinal cord, as occurs in a car accident, a serious sports injury, a construction site accidents or from a fall, the result can be partial or total paralysis.
A spinal cord injury can be temporary or permanent depending upon the extent of the injury. It also can cause partial or total paralysis or disability. Often, serious spinal cord injuries produce paralysis below the area where the injury occurred. In some cases, individuals experience paralysis or impaired movement on one side of their body.
If you have suffered a spinal cord injury in Pennsylvania or New Jersey, rehabilitation is critical. It also is, unfortunately long and very expensive. If your injury was caused by the negligence of another, you have right to seek compensation for your pain and suffering, out of pocket expenses, potential loss of income and other expenses associated with your injury.
In order to obtain the full recovery that you deserve, you will require a spinal cord injury lawyer with substantial experience advocating spinal cord injury cases. These cases require that you marshal highly technical medical evidence. Having represented clients who have suffered serious spinal cord injuries for more than two decades now, the spinal cord injury lawyer Philadelphia based Kane & Silverman can help you to obtain quickly and efficiently just compensation for your injuries from the following causes.
If you are involved in an accident please call us toll free at 866-484-6992, fill out the online form to the right, or visit one of our three locations in center city Philadelphia, Lancaster or Marlton. If you live outside of Pennsylvania and New Jersey feel free to contact the American Justice Network, a personal injury litigation network that leverages decades of experience and relationships with attorneys to facilitate a connection with the best attorney for you.