Lumbar Injury Lawyer Los Angeles

When doctors diagnose lumbar injuries post-accident, they place the seriousness of lower back trauma into two categories: high and low energy.

Your lesser incidents, such as slow speed collisions or slipping and falling onto your bottom, would be examples of lower energy lumbar injuries.

High energy lumbar trauma, such as being ejected from vehicles, falling from extreme heights or slipping and falling downstairs, tend to cause the most profound long-term injuries. Compass Law Group, PC litigates all lower back injuries regardless of how they’re weighted.

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Lumbar Injury Lawyer Los Angeles
Because our Los Angeles lumbar injury attorneys have extensive experience dealing with victims of negligence, no injury is too minimal for our attorneys.
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Understanding Lumbar Injuries

Comprising of L1-L5, the lumbar area supports much of our back’s weight. When injured, four different types of injury may occur: herniation, sprain, fracture or strain. A combination, or all four, may also occur if the impact was at high velocity.


The severity of lumbar injuries, coupled with response time in repairing any ligament or disc damage, will determine how long victims may expect to be out of commission. Some of your more common sources of lumbar trauma include:

  • High-speed vehicle accidents which may include vehicle vs. motorcyclepedestrian or another vehicle. In order to cause massive lumbar injury, either ejection from the vehicle or direct contact with vehicle or ground is imminent.
  • Workplace incidents where one’s back is seriously compromised because of OSHA violations.
  • Hotel accidents, including slick pool decks.
  • Tenant-occupied buildings with poor stairways.

Injuring your lumbar area is rather serious. Compass Law Group, PC investigates every possible angle of your incident, determining the severity of victim injuries so every dime of compensation deserved can be fought for.

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Accidents which detriment physical abilities are categorized as ‘catastrophic’. This means the expected duration victims may be unable to move or return to their life of normalcy will be longer than several years. In cases where there are greater pain and suffering, the expected settlement also increases.

We work on each case knowing time is critical in getting victims of lumbar injuries settled quickly. Los Angeles lumbar injury attorneys often front thousands of dollars to keep cases alive. Meanwhile, victims are draining savings simply to stay alive until the case closes.

Compass Law Group, PC believes putting performance ahead of money gets results much faster. Our motivation, much like yours, is to settle quickly and lucratively. However, since lumbar injuries are sensitive, we must collect information to prove the seriousness of your personal injury.

Regardless of how much our firm dishes out to defend your case, there’s no cost if we’re unsuccessful in litigating your case in court or settling at all. This minimizes the victim’s risk, so recovery can be their central focus.

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This list isn’t all-inclusive many personal injury suits have been raised based on different factors that aren’t included above. Our team of Los Angeles car accident attorneys can work on cases without anything out of pocket.

We’re old enough to have the necessary experience, yet young enough to use the most cutting-edge technology and tactics, and are determined enough to fight and outsmart the other side, every time.