Paralysis, which is the inability to move or use certain body parts, can be caused by a number of different accidents including birth accidents, car crashes, motorcycle accidents, bicycle accidents, and pedestrian accidents. Usually immediately following a serious injury, the victim suffers a loss of muscle function and damage to the nervous brain system, particularly the spinal cord. When nerves have been torn or compressed, a victim can suffer paralysis. Spinal cord injuries account for approximately 23% of people with paralysis and traumatic brain injuries account for 4%. In the United States, nearly 1.3 million people reported paralysis from a spinal cord injury.
In a condition of paralysis, a person experiences a loss of feeling either localized (in one small area of the body) or general (over a large area of the body). Such cases involve more than the original injury that resulted in the paralysis such as bladder or bowel issues, depression and pain, respiratory health, sexual health, and uncontrolled spasms.
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We bring top-notch legal expertise, a solid track record of success, and a caring approach to representing victims of paralysis resulting from the negligence or wrongdoing of others. Not only do we support the individual, we focus on their family because we understand how trying these kinds of injuries can be on everyone within the injured person’s support network.
Therapy treatment for paralysis is an expensive and long-term rehabilitation process. Depending on the circumstances of the accident, you may be able to sue for damages in the form of lost wages and future earnings, medical expenses incurred and continued medical care costs, loss of companionship, and consortium. Your dedicated legal advisors from Dunnion Law will fight tirelessly to ensure that you receive the compensation that you need and deserve now and into the future.