Spinal cord injuries are life-changing. Whether you have been the victim of a car or motorcycle accident, or have been thrown by a horse, if your spinal cord has been injured you are most likely faced with an extremely challenging future. Unbelievable as it may seem, an accident that takes only seconds to occur may disable you permanently.
If you have received a spinal cord injury as a result of someone else’s negligence, California law entitles you to substantial compensation. Your recent trauma has put you are in urgent need of a highly competent personal injury attorney, one who has a track record of winning lawsuits and obtaining maximum settlements. Compass Law Group, PC is a premium spinal cord injury legal firm that serves clients up and down California. Our personal injury lawyers are well-respected throughout the state and have received national recognition.
You are no doubt shocked and overwhelmed by recent events, but we are here to support you and defend your rights. From the moment you contact us for a free consultation, you will feel a sense of relief and renewed control. Also, you should keep in mind that Compass Law Group will charge you no attorneys’ fees until we win you a settlement.
Because most spinal cord injuries leave patients with limited mobility or even complete paralysis, most victims lose their source of income at the same time that their medical and rehabilitative costs skyrocket. Compass Law Group’s skilled and knowledgeable spinal cord injury attorneys are regularly called upon to fight vigorously for the substantial settlements their clients will need to:
If the accident that injured your spinal cord was the result of egregious misconduct — such as the erratic driving of an impaired motorist — you may also be entitled to punitive damages as well.
The spinal cord runs the entire length of the torso and is a kind of clearing house for sensory and motor nerve activity so injuries to it have severe consequences. Much depends on the location of the spinal cord injury. Spinal cord injuries may be complete or incomplete, causing partial or total damage to the region below. The location and severity of the injury will determine how much sensation and/or mobility will be lost. Spinal cord injuries are classified according to the region of the spine in which they occur as:
What makes spinal cord injuries catastrophic is that the spine, unlike many other body parts, is incapable of self-healing. Though there are experimental treatments using stem cells and robotic innovations now underway, currently most patients with spinal cord injuries continue to suffer extensive disabilities that require long-term care.
This is why Compass Law Group is dedicated to providing excellent legal counsel to those whose spinal cord injuries have been caused by someone else’s negligence. We know how devastating such trauma is, not only for the victim, but for the loved ones whose lives also have to adjust to a new normal. We want to make sure that you and your family have all the resources you will need to support you in your new life.
To understand how large a settlement for a spinal cord injury has to be in order to be of practical use, it is necessary to be aware of the broad range of ongoing symptoms spinal cord injuries cause, including, but not limited to:
Spinal cord injuries often result in long-term complications and changes in lifestyle. Sadly, for most patients, aging only makes them more dependent.
The lead attorneys of Compass Law Group, Simon Esfandi, Esq. and Joseph Shirazi, Esq., are more than high power spinal cord injury attorneys. They are also compassionate human beings who understand the enormous trauma you are presently facing. From the moment you become our client we will go to work for you — investigating the accident scene, interviewing witnesses, examining both the police report and your medical records, filing necessary documents in a timely fashion, and consulting experts who may be helpful to your case.
Because there is a 2-year statute of limitations for personal injury lawsuits in California, and because the wheels of justice turn slowly, it is important that you contact our office as soon as you can. The sooner we begin looking into the accident that harmed you, the more accurate and credible witnesses are likely to be and the more likely it is that the accident site will remain unchanged. Also, police and medical data are more likely to be accessible.
More than this, the sooner you reach our attorneys, the sooner you will be able to adjust and restart your life. Knowing that you have put your financial future, and the financial future of your loved ones, into capable, trustworthy hands, you will more readily be able to make peace with the situation. Contact us now for a consultation.
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.