Spinal injuries are often life-altering. Damage to the spinal cord can result in loss of function and sensation below the level of the injury. If you have suffered a spinal injury through someone else’s negligence, contact The Janda Law Firm to speak with our Las Vegas spinal cord injury lawyer today. We have the knowledge, skills, and resources to pursue the maximum compensation available under the law.
In cases of spinal cord injury, the lowest normal part of the spinal cord is called the neurological level of the injury. Severity of the injury is called “completeness” and may be classified in one of the two following categories:
Depending on what part of the spinal cord was injured, paralysis resulting from spinal cord injury falls into one of two different categories:
Spinal cord injuries can result from damage to the spinal cord itself, or to vertebrae, discs, or ligaments of the spinal column. As stated by the Mayo Clinic, the most common causes of spinal cord injury in the U.S. are:
Spinal cord injuries often lead to life-altering consequences. To cover your past and future medical expenses, lost wages, loss of earning potential, pain and suffering, and other damages, you will need to pursue the maximum recovery possible. Contact The Janda Law Firm as soon as possible to speak with our spinal cord injury lawyer who understands the complex medical and legal issues associated with spinal injury claims.