One minute you’re crossing the street and the next thing you know, you’re on the ground. Or maybe you’re driving home from work and are rear-ended by a distracted driver. We all know that an accident can happen anywhere, and if you’re involved in such an incident, hopefully, you’re able to walk away with nothing more than a minor injury. Some people are not as lucky. One of the most serious injuries that accident victims experience is a spinal cord injury. Depending on the severity of damage to the spinal cord, you could be dealing with a permanent injury.
After a spinal cord injury, you might be facing a long road to recovery. Spinal cord injuries are especially dangerous because they can result in:
Additionally, dealing with the life changes that come with this type of injury can result in emotional distress and feelings of social isolation. If you believe that you have experienced a spinal cord injury after you were involved in an accident, moving forward with your life can be difficult. The negligent party who was at fault for the accident might try to pressure you to settle quickly, but it is always advisable to speak with a Stamford, CT attorney before you engage in any conversations regarding a settlement value.
A spinal cord injury can impact your life on every level. An attorney will help to fight for compensation for both economic and non-economic damages. These can include but are not limited to the following costs and losses:
Those who have been hurt in an accident know how quickly medical bills can start to add up. When you’re trying to recover from your injuries, this financial burden can add to the stress of the situation. Let a personal injury lawyer help to take this piece of the process off your plate you so can focus on getting your life back to normal.
A spinal cord injury can be one of the most dangerous results of an accident. If you’ve been injured and believe that someone else’s negligence caused you to be hurt, it is in your best interest to speak with an experienced attorney to learn more about your options. Spinal cord injuries often take a long time to heal and can impact other areas of your health as well. You deserve just compensation to cover the cost of recovery. The attorneys at Piazza, Simmons & Grant – Personal Injury are available to discuss the details of your case, and help fight for your right to receive money for your damages. Call us today at (203) 348-2465 or contact us online to set up a free initial consultation.