Of all the many kinds of personal injury lawsuits we handle, those involving head, brain, or spine injuries are among the most life-altering. These cases can often lead to disability or wrongful death.
If you or your loved one has suffered an injury to the head, brain, or spine due to the actions of another, our experienced Charleston spinal injury attorneys are ready to fight for your rights and get the compensation you deserve. For a free case evaluation with our Charleston spinal injury attorney at Steinberg Law Firm, please call us at 843-720-2800.
A Closer Look at Spinal Cord Injuries
Injury to the spinal cord often results in loss of motor control and sensation in other parts of the body. Spinal cord injuries can result in paralysis, leaving the victim a paraplegic (paralysis of the lower limbs) or quadriplegic (paralysis of all four limbs). Because many vital organs receive neurological signals from the brain via the spinal cord, injuries can affect many other bodily functions, including bladder control and sexual function, temperature regulation, and even breathing and eating.
Common Causes of Spinal Cord Injury
Most often, spinal cord injuries result from a traumatic injury or blow to the spine. The National Spinal Cord Injury Statistical Center (NSCISC) reports on the common causes of spinal cord injuries. The NSCISC reports that these traumatic injuries most often result from events like:
Compensation in Spinal Cord Injury Cases
Under personal injury laws, you can pursue compensation for your spinal injury if another is liable. The compensation is a monetary award, called “damages”, intended to provide for losses suffered as a result of the injury and restore quality of life to the extent it is possible. These damages can be sought to cover any of the following:
Our Charleston spinal injury attorney has seen the tragic consequences of these types of injuries, for both the victims and their families. We are committed to helping victims begin to recover by aggressively pursuing compensation for your spinal injuries.
SPINAL INJURY LAWYERS SERVING CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA
If you live in Charleston, Goose Creek, Summerville, or any of the surrounding areas of South Carolina, please contact the Steinberg Law Firm at 843-720-2800 today to schedule a consultation. We will work with you to find out if you have the basis for a spinal injury case in order to pursue compensation.