Spinal Cord Injury Attorney
Greenville, Anderson, and Spartanburg, South Carolina, and Surrounding Counties
When there has been damage to the nerves and fiber tracts of the spinal cord, sensation and motor signals can no longer reach the brain. This is known as a spinal cord injury. Extensive medical care, testing, rehabilitation and lifestyle adjustments affecting the injured person and their family will be required during recovery from such a devastating injury.
Choosing a Spartanburg Spinal Cord Injury lawyer for your spinal cord injury is very important. Contact The White Davis & White Law Firm today for a free initial consultation.
Spinal Cord Injury Causes
Damage to the spinal cord often results from a serious accident such as:
An accident is not the only situation that can cause injury to the spinal cord. Trauma to the spinal cord can also result from any of the following conditions:
- Improper epidural catheter placement
- Spinal injections
- Osteoporosis resulting in fractured vertebrae
- Vascular disorders
- Developmental disorders
- Infectious conditions
Spinal Cord Injury Classification
Tests designed to demonstrate neurologic levels, sense of touch, and pinprick sensation can help specialists diagnose the level of spinal cord damage. Factors including muscle strength and movement also aid in diagnosis. Therefore, testimony from expert medical resources is necessary to accurately evaluate your case and determine what compensation you may be entitled.
Other Problems Resulting from Spinal Cord Injury
Victims of spinal cord injuries often become extremely susceptible to other medical complications such as pneumonia, respiratory problems, septicemia and heart disease. However, the sad truth is that the leading cause of death is alcohol abuse or suicide.
This is why it is extremely important that the victim and their family have the necessary resources and counseling services available to them as they readjust and cope with the tragedy. The means to pay for these additional expenses should be included in the final settlement amount for your case.
If you or someone you love has suffered a spinal cord injury in Greenville, Anderson, Spartanburg or surrounding counties in South Carolina, please do not hesitate to contact a Spartanburg Spinal Cord Injury Attorney today to schedule a free consultation.