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Los Angeles Spine Injury Lawyer
Perhaps more often than any other type of injury, spine injuries can have permanent effects that require a lifetime of care, and paying for that care can quickly become unmanageable. For help with your recovery, contact a Los Angeles spine injury attorney.
Motor vehicle accidentsare among the leading causes of back and spinal cord injuries, although these injuries can occur under a wide range of circumstances, such as slip-and-fall accidents, gun violence, and work incidents.
A spinal cord injury, which includes damage to the spinal cord and any associated nerves, can cause permanent changes in strength, responsiveness, and other bodily functions below the location of the injury.
These types of serious injuries can severely disrupt and forever change your life. If you’ve suffered a back or spine injury and suspect that someone else is at fault, you may be entitled to compensation.
The first step is contacting a Los Angeles spine injury lawyer at Haffner Law to discuss filing a personal injury claim for your spine injury. We’ll build a persuasive case and take care of all the negotiations on your behalf. That way, you can focus on your recovery instead of worrying about legal matters.
The High Cost of Spine Injuries
Recovering from a spine or back injury is expensive, and the long-term care for injuries of this type is even more so. When someone else’s negligence has caused your back injury or paralysis, you’re facing a mounting pile of bills that you shouldn’t have to cover yourself.
Spinal injuries can lead to paralysis, which could prevent you from returning to work; your future earning potential could be at risk. You might also need to secure a wheelchair or power scooter and long-term transportation services. Your Los Angeles back injury lawyer will take all these expenses and more into account to arrive at the maximum value of your claim.
In addition to tangible expenses, your spine injury is likely to cause plenty of intangible, non-economic damages. Your claim can also account for these, although you’ll likely need a qualified lawyer’s guidance to place an appropriate value on these types of losses.
The following are some non-economic damages victims of spine injuries and paralysis< commonly list in their personal injury claims:
- Pain and suffering
- Diminished ability to enjoy life
- Strain placed on personal relationships as a result of the injury
Common Causes of Spine Injuries
Any physical blow that abruptly shifts or strikes the spine can cause a spinal cord injury. While the primary factor that affects your ability to recover compensation is whether someone else was at fault for your injury, determining the cause of your spine injury will help your Los Angeles spinal cord injury attorney determine who should be named in your claim.
The following are some common accident types that lead to back injuries and paralysis:
- Car, motorcycle, and truck accidents
- Pedestrian and bicycle accidents
- Slip-and-fall accidents
- Construction accidents
- Defective product accidents
Connect with a Los Angeles Spine Injury Attorney
Spine injuries can forever alter your life. If your spine injury was someone else’s fault, you are entitled to compensation for the suffering that person has caused you, as well as for all the financial losses you’ve suffered.
To obtain that compensation, you’ll need to file a personal injury claim. File your claim with the help of
Contact a Los Angeles spine injury lawyer by calling us at 213-514-5681 or filling out the online contact form at the bottom of this page.