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What Medical Care is Required for Spinal cord injury?
Spinal cord injuries are among the most severe and devastating types of injuries a person can experience. The spinal cord, which serves as the main pathway for communication between the brain and the rest of the body, plays a vital role in bodily function. Damage to the spinal cord can result in partial or complete paralysis, loss of sensation, and significant physical and cognitive impairments.
The required medical treatment for a spinal cord injury is often extensive and complex. Individuals with spinal cord injuries typically require immediate emergency care, followed by specialized medical treatment and rehabilitation.
Treatment may include:
- Surgeries to stabilize the spine
- Medication management
- Physical therapy
- Occupational therapy
- Psychological counseling
- Ongoing medical care
- Assistive devices
Adaptive technology may also be necessary to maximize functionality and improve the injured person's quality of life.
Future medical treatment needs are a critical consideration when pursuing a spinal cord injury claim. Depending on the severity of the injury, individuals may require long-term or lifelong medical care, including regular check-ups, physical and occupational therapy sessions, specialized equipment, and medication management. These future medical expenses can be substantial and significantly impact the injured person's financial well-being. An experienced spinal cord injury lawyer can help assess the potential future medical needs and factor them into the demand for compensation.
What Types of Accidents Can Cause Damage to the Spinal column?
Various accidents can cause spinal cord injuries, with negligence often playing a significant role. Accident claims involving spinal cord injuries are often caused by:
- Auto accidents
- Truck accidents
- Motorcycle accidents
- Slip and falls
- Workplace accidents
In these situations, if your injuries were caused by the negligence of another, you may be entitled to compensation for medical expenses, pain and suffering, and other damages.
How Can a Spinal cord injury attorney Help?
At MVP Accident Attorneys, our team of skilled spinal cord injury lawyers know how to investigate this type of complex claim. We will gather evidence from the scene of the accident, obtain copies of your medical records, photos of your injuries, photos of the accident scene, phone records, driving records, a copy of the police report, video footage (if available), and eyewitness statements.
We will also work with experts to identify the liable party involved, prove negligence, and accurately value your claim.
The next step is negotiating with the insurance company. We’re familiar with the tricks and tactics that insurance companies will use to deny a claim or minimize payout. We will not back down during negotiations and will fight every step of the way to ensure you receive maximum compensation for your injuries and other damages. You can count on the legal team at MVP Accident Attorneys to provide the support and guidance you need during this challenging time.
Contact Us Today!
If you or a loved one has suffered a spinal cord injury due to someone else's negligence, you must speak with a spinal cord injury lawyer at MVP Accident Attorneys as soon as possible. The severity and life-altering consequences of spinal cord injuries require the help of an experienced spinal cord attorney to help you obtain the compensation you need to cover medical expenses, pain and suffering, and other accident-related damages. At MVP Accident Attorneys, our legal team can guide you through the legal process and fight for your rights, allowing you to focus on your recovery and rebuilding your life.
We offer free consultations to discuss your case and provide the guidance and support you need. Contact us today to schedule your free consultation and learn how our legal team can help you recover maximum compensation for your losses.
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Brett S. Sachs graduated from Michigan State University College of Law with Cum Laude Honors. While attending Michigan State, Brett was awarded for his service in the Michigan State University College of Law Civil Rights Clinic, where he represented prisoners of the Michigan Department of Corrections from injustices brought upon them. Learn more.
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