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Spinal cord injuries are life altering. Not only are spinal cord injuries physically debilitating, but spinal cord injuries can come with a heavy financial burden.
The estimated lifetime cost of care for a spinal cord injury is $500,000 to over $3 million, according to the CDC. Alexander & Catalano’s Syracuse personal injury lawyers will earnestly try to achieve an injury settlement. Our accident lawyers are experienced in injury law and are capable of handling your personal injury.
What Is a Spinal Cord Injury
The estimated lifetime cost of care for a spinal cord injury is $500,000 to over $3 million, according to the CDC.
A spinal cord injury is when the spinal column has been damaged. The spinal column is comprised of vertebrae. Injury to these vertebrae can cause many long-term health detriments. These detriments can affect nerves that control various systems of the body, such as musculoskeletal, respiratory, urinary or gastrointestinal. Spinal cord injuries may also negatively affect an individual’s mental health. Spinal cord injuries can cause depression and anxiety.
How We Can Help
The harm done by a spinal cord injury extends beyond health problems. Spinal cord injuries can create financial hardships, too, such as medical bills and lost wages. This is why it’s critical that you seek legal aid from a personal injury lawyer from Alexander & Catalano.
According to the National Spinal Cord Injury Statistical Center, a plurality, 36.5%, of spinal cord injuries are caused by vehicular collisions. Alexander & Catalano’s accident lawyers have extensive knowledge of New York State traffic laws, and will pursue any traffic law violations that may have caused your spinal cord injury. Alexander & Catalano’s practice areas also include auto accidents and motorcycle accidents. Contact us today if you or a loved one is in need of our auto accidents, motorcycle accidents or spinal cord injury legal services.
The National Spinal Cord Injury Statistical Center also reported that 28.5% of spinal cord injuries are caused by falls, 14.3% by violence and 9.2% by sports. Spinal cord injuries from all of these circumstances may have been the result of someone’s negligence.
Your personal injury to your spinal cord as a result of a fall may have been because of insufficient maintenance and compliance with safety regulations.
The National Spinal Cord Injury Statistical Center also reported that 28.5% of spinal cord injuries are caused by falls.
If your fall occurred on a private residence, commercial property or public space, Alexander & Catalano’s injury lawyers are dedicated and willing to work hard to identify any negligence or legal violations. Alexander & Catalano’s injury law practice areas also include slip and fall accidents.
It’s also imperative that you seek legal help from an Alexander & Catalano injury lawyer if your spinal cord injury was from a violent act. The individual who acted violently toward you and caused your injury may be liable for your injuries, which creates the possibility of an injury settlement.
Likewise, if you or one of your children suffered a spinal cord injury while playing sports, the property owner where you or your child were playing may be liable for your injuries. If a property owner may be liable for your spinal cord injury, please contact us for our slip and fall lawyer services.
A Dependable Team
Alexander & Catalano’s Syracuse accident lawyers understand a spinal cord injury’s severity. Knowing this, we want to let you focus on improving your health.
Alexander & Catalano’s personal attorneys will handle your case and fully take on the relevant legal responsibilities. Our personal injury lawyers are experienced in spinal cord injury litigation, and will give you the individualized attention that your case requires.
Alexander & Catalano lawyers have experience with New York injury law cases, and are competent in handling spinal cord injury cases. Please contact us at 1-800-529-1333 or complete our free online consultation form if you or a loved one need to pursue a spinal cord injury lawsuit. Alexander & Catalano can assist spinal cord injury victims from the areas of Syracuse, Rochester, Buffalo and Binghamton.