A spinal cord injury can be one of the most devastating and life-changing injuries a person can incur. Unfortunately, this kind of injury commonly occurs because of the negligent actions of another person.
The catastrophic damage associated with a spinal cord injury can include paraplegia, paralysis from the waist down, or worse a quadriplegia, paralysis from the neck down.
Accidents that most commonly result in a spinal cord injury include automobile, bicycle, and motorcycle accidents. Other common causes of a spinal cord injury include medical or surgical error, terrible falls, violence, and sports injury.
Each year over 11,000 people suffer devastating spinal cord injuries, leaving victims and families overwhelmed with emotional turmoil and insurmountable medical expenses. To date, most spinal cord injuries remain incurable and leave victims in a disabled state for the remainder of their lives. Therefore, if you or a family member has been the victim of a spinal cord injury caused by the actions someone else in North Florida or Southwest Georgia, call us immediately. You should not have to bear this burden alone. The lawyers of Scott & Wallace LLP can help get the compensation you deserve.