Perhaps the most horrific catastrophic injury one could succumb to involves spinal trauma. Stemming from numerous incidents, spinal cord injuries can permanently immobilize people. This means no more income, no more living life under your terms.
Roughly 80% of the 8,000 nationwide spinal cord injuries happen to victims aged 16-30. With many of these being caused by vehicle accidents, Compass Law Group, PC understands the necessity of settling cases where extended physical impairment is expected. Our personal injury attorneys handle many cases where their clients who in an accident suffered from a severed or severely injured spinal cord.
Sometimes you may not immediately know if your spinal column is damaged. The initial impact may have only slightly jarred you’re lumbar, for example, but when you move you’ll notice walking is next to impossible. Or, you’ll find breathing is labored. Maybe you’ll notice a pinching-like sensation in your lower calf which usually signals a sciatic nerve problem.
Many folks who seriously injure their spine will not move limbs, and if so, not without massive effort. Motorcycle accidents where helmets weren’t used cause many of these spinal problems, although common reasons people hire Compass Law Group, PC to litigate spine injuries include:
These are just some reasons why Los Angeles spine injuries attorneys from our office take cases. If any other accident not listed caused you or your loved one’s spine to become seriously injured, contact our office immediately.
Even if symptoms aren’t immediately noticeable, you should still contact your family doctor and then our office. The sooner you mitigate spine damage, the better your chances of avoiding paralysis.
Catastrophic injuries to one’s spine may negatively impact their ability to earn income. Their way of life will drastically change, mostly in their ability to walk and enjoy all life has to offer. Because these injuries impact one’s way of life longer than 10 years, litigating spinal injuries is more costly than minor vehicle accidents. However, the expected settlement could reach seven, possibly eight-figures.
Compass Law Group, PC employs teams of individuals to handle evidence, doctor’s diagnoses and every statement collected at the accident scene. Regardless of the outcome, our firm will front all costs to fight these cases until we settle. After all, you’ll need to survive off what funds we recover for an extended period, so we shoot high.
No matter who the opposing party is, they can’t outwork, outwit or outspend Compass Law Group, PC. We will do everything that is necessary to win the case, and we’re here to help victims fight back against those who injured them.
Hiring the right personal injury attorney can often make the difference between getting the maximum settlement to account for your medical care, damages and lost wages or getting short changed or even having your case dismissed completely.
Have you been injured in an accident due to the negligence of others? Contact the Los Angeles personal injury attorneys at the Compass Law Group, PC because finding direction after an accident means having a great Compass on hand.